Our Team

loginMountain Area Community Services, Inc. (MACS) employs a talented team of service providers both behind the scenes and in direct-care capacities. All team members receive extensive training to provide quality care in their respective positions.

Ric Luther, President

  • Responsible for all financial aspects of MACS, including invoicing, payroll, and insurance benefits
  • Monitors and analyzes trends, demographics, technology and community needs and proposes solutions to board of directors, senior leadership, and financial and strategic planning committees
  • Brings the business acumen alongside front-line direct service experience
  • Guides the company mission and maintains service momentum
  • Manages new contracts and outreach efforts

Rick Zehr, Chief Operating Officer/Vice President

  • Maintains accreditation standards
  • Assists with government regulators and compliance issues
  • Helps guide mission and vision
  • Oversees Qualified Professional staff

Qualified Professionals:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in managing caseload
  • Maintain Certification through credentialed agency
  • Gain experience working with disabled community
  • Exhibit recognized skills and professional status within I/DD field
    • Mike Mims, supervisor
    • Chris Ford
    • Jennifer Hobbs
    • Jackie Torres
    • Mark Matthews
    • Cassie Smith
    • Crystal Edwards


  • Show in-depth understanding of human service billing and staffing needs
  • Are trained to work closely with clients, families, caregivers and referral agencies
  • Support leadership, QP staff and direct care workers as needed
  • Uphold company core values when representing MACS
    • Anika Corey, HR Generalist
    • Chaunda Hill, Billing Specialist
    • Gail Gulick, Front Desk/Training Coordinator
    • Morgen Tsacrios, Front Desk Coordinator

Direct Care Workers:

  • Provide range of assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) including bathing, eating, grooming, preparing meals and managing the home
  • Secure safety of clients in home settings, at day programs and on group outings
  • Train clients in such ADLs as bill-paying, job-hunting and socialization
  • Offer companionship and guidance
  • Bring respite care to caregivers and family members
  • Oversee behavior modification sessions
  • Guide clients through education, medication and socialization
  • Undergo extensive in-house training and individual placement to best support client needs