Prior to joining First Person Care Consultants, Medelis Miranda was the director of operations for another IRIS consultant agency for the state of Wisconsin. While in this position, she provided long-term care services and self-directed options to participants enrolled in the IRIS program. Miranda has also worked in the health care field for more than eight years as a medical assistant, human resource assistant, and the office supervisor of a home health care agency. She also has more than 25 years of personal experience working with her father, who is legally blind and deaf. During this time, she has gained firsthand knowledge of the needs and challenges individuals with disabilities and their families face daily. This allows her to help people recognize their own strengths and abilities -- and use their skills to make decisions in the IRIS program that will maintain and improve the quality of their lives. During her free time, Miranda enjoys spending time with her family and being active in her church. She works diligently to assist participants and their guardians meet their individualized long-term care needs. Medelis is fluent in Spanish.