Our Team

Bruce Bloom, M.Ed, CRC, IPEC, CAS

Bruce Bloom, M.Ed, CRC, IPEC, CAS

Chief Executive Officer/Vocational Expert

Bruce Bloom is a Vocational Expert, a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Autism Specialist, and the CEO of Bloom Consulting. Bruce earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from The State University of New York at Stony Brook, and his Master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling from The University of Texas at Austin. Bruce has worked as a human resource generalist, and an operations manager for several Fortune 500 companies. In 2014, Bruce completed a post-graduate program in Forensic Rehabilitation through George Washington University and currently consults with attorneys as a Vocational Expert regarding pre- and post-injury earning capacity in legal disputes, as well as other forensic vocational rehabilitation settings.

Natalie Hulsey, M.Ed

Natalie Hulsey, M.Ed

Pre-ETS Coordinator

Wendy Thompson, M.Ed

Wendy Thompson, M.Ed

Case Manager

Janna Redding

Janna Redding

Assistant Case Manager

Dr. James Williams, CRC, CAS

Dr. James Williams, CRC, CAS

Chief Operating Officer/Pre-ETS Director

Dr. James Williams is the Chief Operating Officer and Pre-ETS Director at Bloom Consulting. He is also a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Advanced Certified Autism Specialist, and an Adjunct Professor at St. Edward’s University. He obtained his Bachelor’s in Special Education from Sam Houston State University, his Master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling from Texas Tech University Health Science Center, and his Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership from Lamar University. He is also a certified Special Education Teacher with experience in public and private education and social services. Dr. Williams has provided services to individuals with disabilities, particularly Autism Spectrum Disorders, across the lifespan for the past twelve years.

Dr. Susan Upshaw

Dr. Susan Upshaw

Pre-ETS Coordinator

Misty Drubert

Misty Drubert

Case Manager

Madeline Bloom

Madeline Bloom

Vice President/Vocational Consultant

Madeline Bloom is the Vice-President and Vocational Consultant at Bloom Consulting. Madeline has several years of experience providing job coaching, work experience training, consultation, and marketing and administrative support to the entire team. In addition to her primary position, Madeline serves as our community liaison by helping us develop partnerships with area nonprofits and businesses. She also provides Spanish language interpretation for consumers as needed throughout our service area. Madeline is also an advocate and for the value of our services, the clients we serve, and their unique and individualized needs. In addition to her other responsibilities, she continues to actively support the organization in significant ways.

LaDon Matthys, MA, LPC-I

LaDon Matthys, MA, LPC-I

Case Manager

Becky Bueno

Becky Bueno

Administrative Assistant

Hannah-Bea Bickford

Hannah-Bea Bickford

Pre-ETS Administrative Assistant


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