Mar 15, 2018 | Community, Consumers, Personal Stories
Elizabeth Madrigal is doing an outstanding job in the Corona Snack Store. She’s shown growth and maturity in the service she provides, always taking initiative; and in accepting the responsibilities of her position. She’s always cheerful and pleasant and willing to assist wherever needed.
Elizabeth recently expressed the desire to continue moving forward and train at Ancho’s Southwest Grill & Bar to further develop her skills. She is awesome and we want to congratulate her on her success!
Aug 2, 2017 | Interview, Staff
ACI: How long have you been with Ability Counts?
Blake Shimshock: I have been working for ACI for 8 years as their Multimedia Instructor.
ACI: What got you interested in this field of work?
Blake Shimshock: The director at the time and I spoke on the phone and he asked if I was still making independent films and doing photography. I said yeah. He then explained to me that he wanted to start a media enclave.
ACI: What’s it like working with people that have disabilities?
Blake Shimshock: Working with our consumers is rewarding to me. I like how they get really excited when I show them how to do something cool with the cameras or in editing. It’s cool to watch their skills grow and how they work together as a team.
ACI: What are your hobbies and things to do outside of work?
Blake Shimshock: Well as most people know, I’m an independent filmmaker. Outside of the day job as they say, I do a lot of filming and still photography. I’ve been doing lighting and camera work for other people’s independent films. I also draw digital art. I am also writing a few Sci-Fi Fantasy screenplays.