Administrative Employees

Jeff Thornton
Administrator

Jeff has been the administrator for over 5 years at Missouri Quality Care. He oversees the day to day operations of the company. He has over 20 years experience working with people with developmental disabilities.  He truly loves his job and loves working closely with the clients, staff, and board members to see development and growth.   

Cameron Employees

Amanda Parr
Human Resources/Program Coordinator Supervisor

Amanda has been with Missouri Quality Care for over 9 years.  She started as a direct care staff and was promoted to QDDP in 2013. She is now the Human Resources/Program Coordinator Supervisor. She loves working with her residents making sure they stay busy with fun activities and stay active in the community.  Amanda enjoys working with her co-workers and residents ensuring they are living their lives to the fullest potential.  

Cristni Thornton 
Quality Assurance

Cristni has a long background supporting individuals with developmental disabilities. With almost 30 years of experience, she brings a lot of knowledge and expertise to this newly developed position. Quality Assurance has always been her passion and she looks forward to helping to enhance further the already wonderful lives of the individuals supported by Missouri Quality Care. 

Rachel Garrison
Program Coordinator

Rachel has been with Missouri Quality Care since September of 2014. She started out in the company working as a Direct Care staff on the weekends and then got promoted to a House Manager in June of 2016, and then promoted once again in February 2019 to a Program Coordinator. She's been in this field for 5 years and since day one this company has felt like home to her. Seeing and being around the residents and watching and helping them grow brings a true joy to her life. Knowing that our residents are happy and get all the opportunities available to live their full potential is her main goal and getting to see that every day reassures her heart that she wouldn’t want to be anywhere else, doing anything else. It’s a real reward for her to get to come in to work everyday and be part of such a wonderful family, residents, and staff. She can’t wait to see and work with all the new opportunities and activities in the future.

Taylor Bailey
Program Coordinator/Trainer

Taylor has been with Missouri Quality Care since May of 2017, working as a Program Coordinator/Trainer. Taylor has been in this field for over 11 years now, previously working as a house manager for 4 years, and a direct care staff for 6 years. Taylor enjoys helping others reach their full potential, and he believes in equal opportunity for everyone. When Taylor is asked what he does for a living, he sums it up in two words: provide support, and Taylor can't see himself doing anything else.

Madison Scott
Program Coordinator

Madison has worked in this field for over 9 years. She has grown up around this field so it has always had a special place in her heart. She started out as a direct care staff when she was 18 years old, and a few years later became a Program Coordinator, after being a house manager for over 5 years.  She loves being around the people that Missouri Quality Care supports, and it really fills her heart to see them living their full potential. She loves seeing her residents well taken care of and happy. Madison says she is blessed with the most rewarding career.

Tiffany Vaughn
Administrative Assistant

Tiffany joined Missouri Quality Care in February of 2019. What she enjoy most about working here is the up-beat atmosphere & staff. Her duties are mostly office-related, but she especially looks forward to the times she gets to meet our clients. She's proud to work for a company that helps so many in our community, and she feels that she is very fortunate to be employed by such a great place, surrounded by awesome people!

Kansas City Employees

Cammie Johsnon
Regional Director

Cammie has worked in this field for over 12 years. She started out as a direct care staff and within a month became a house manager. She also helped start a program to help individuals learn healthy lifestyles. This led to cooking classes and other healthy activities for individuals. She then was  promoted to a program coordinator and a year later  became an Assistant Director for several years.  Shortly after coming to MQC she was promoted to Regional Director . She loves being around the people that Missouri Quality Care supports, and it really fills her heart to see them living their full potential. She loves seeing the individuals well taken care of and happy. She's proud to work for a company that helps so many in our community, and she feels that she is very fortunate to be employed by such a great place, surrounded by awesome people!

Tania Blydenburgh
 Program Coordinator

Tania started with MQC in January 2020 but has 24 years of experience in the field serving the disabled. She started as a direct support staff when she was 18 and worked her way up the ladder to where she is today as a Program Coordinator.  Tania has been a Program Coordinator for over 5 years. She couldn't see herself doing anything else at this point in her life and looks forward to growing with MQC. 

Jessica Johnson
Office Manager

Jessica started with MQC in October but has 5 years of experience in the field serving the disabled. She started as a direct support staff when she was 18. Jessica has been an Office manager for about a year and a half. She loves working with our individuals and she couldn't see herself doing anything else. She says she feels blessed to be working for a company that cares so much for their individuals, and for their employees alike. Jessica looks forward to continuing to grow with MQC.

Amber Lively
Program Coordinator

Amber joined Missouri Quality Care in Kansas City in December 2019 with close to 10 years of experience in the field. Amber began volunteering in her school's Special Education classes as a young girl and has been working or volunteering with Individuals with Developmental Disabilities ever since. What she looks forward to everyday is making a difference in her residents’ lives and seeing them smile.

Laura Mackey
Program Coordinator

Laura started working in this field in 2012. She started working in a group home helping to care for 8 individuals. Laura fell in love with this job field and knew this is what she wanted to do for a career. Laura has worked as direct support staff, a life skills trainer at day programs, house manager of ISL's, and now as a Program Coordinator. Laura can not see herself ever doing anything else with her life. Laura says she feels blessed to be working for a company that cares so much for their individuals, and for their employees alike.

Teasha Sowell
Receptionist

Teasha started with Missouri Quality Care in January of 2020 as our receptionist. She enjoys coming to work each day and working closely with office staff. She's new to the field but loves the interactions she has with our individuals and helping them out. She's grateful to be part of a team that takes pride in providing excellent service. She plans on longevity with MQC and can't wait to see what the future has in store!

2017-2020 by Noah Thornton