Chris Patton, Executive Director

Chris moved from Illinois at the beginning of 2011 to become the CEO of COF Training Services, Inc.  He holds a Master of Science degree in Rehabilitation Administration from Southern Illinois University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Eastern Illinois University.
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Patrick Gardner, Associate Director

Patrick completed his undergrad studies at Emporia State University in 2010 graduating and majoring with a Bachelor’s of Science in Social Science.
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Amy Fultz, Chief Financial Officer

Amy received her bachelor’s in accounting from Regis University in Denver, Colorado.  She has worked in the accounting field her entire career including the University of Colorado Health Science Center, with the University Physicians, Inc.
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Rachel Green, Director of Operations

Rachel Green has worked with individuals with Disabilities throughout her entire life.  Rachel’s experience with individuals with I/DD began when her sister was diagnosed with Aspergers at age 3, and continued as she studied, volunteered, and worked in the field. Rachel graduated from Ottawa...
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Rebecca Alderman, Area Director of Franklin County

Rebecca completed her undergraduate studies at Kansas State University in 2003, graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education with an area of concentration in Special Education, focusing on Autism spectrum disorder.
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Kristen Heckathorn, Area Director of Osage County

Kristen joined COF Training Services in 2015 as a Targeted Case Manager over the Coffey and Osage county areas. After 11 months as a TCM, Kristen became a Lead Advocate of Day Services for Osage county in January, 2016. By November, 2016 Kristen was promoted to Direct Support Manager of Osage...
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Jennifer Star, Director of Case Management

Jennifer received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2008, the same year she began working for COF. She has enjoyed working in multiple areas of the agency such as Direct Support Professional, Targeted Case Manager, Director of Targeted Case Management and Director of Operations. She has a...
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