NW Works in Profile: Yvonne Palmer

For some of our employees, they always knew they wanted to work with people with disabilities in some capacity. For others, like Direct Support Professional Yvonne Palmer, it was an unexpected twist.   “My friend Tina [Martin] got me into this field,” said Palmer with a smile. “I started out as a master woodcarver for HenkelContinue reading “NW Works in Profile: Yvonne Palmer”

AbilityOne Offers Longterm Careers for People with Disabilities

One of NW Works’ lesser-known programs is also one of its largest: AbilityOne. The AbilityOne program is a federal initiative to provide jobs specifically for adults with disabilities that employs nearly 45,000 Americans, per the United States AbilityOne Commission. Almost two-thirds of those individuals are veterans.   At NW Works, Missy Pugh manages the AbilityOne program,Continue reading “AbilityOne Offers Longterm Careers for People with Disabilities”

NW Works, Inc. Appoints Grady Philips, III As New CEO 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WINCHESTER, VA. December 6, 2022– NW Works, Inc. announced today that Grady (Skip) Philips, III has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the organization. With more than 30 years of experience in business leadership, Philips will succeed Debera Taylor and assume responsibilities on January 3, 2023. Taylor left NW Works, Inc.Continue reading “NW Works, Inc. Appoints Grady Philips, III As New CEO “