Jaimie Laitinen

Director of Training & Technical Assistance

Jaimie Laitinen has spent the past 15 years working for Wise providing technical assistance and training to promote employment for all people with disabilities. During her time at Wise, she has enjoyed a wide range of roles and experiences in working toward getting people with disabilities into the workforce. In her current role at Wise, she specializes in contract and project management, working with employment service providers, schools and other agency partners in supporting individuals and their families in their journey to find the right job. She is also a trainer in the Wise Online Academy ACRE Series and has presented at national and local conferences on School to Work and Transition, Person Centered Planning, Organizational Culture and Development, as well as strategies on recruitment, training and retention of staff in this industry. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for National APSE as the Western Regional Delegate. Her passion for this field is nurtured by being part of a determined community which shares the belief that each person has value to contribute and that everyone can work.