Jim Beidle, Board Vice President

Board of Directors


Jim Beidle, President

Jim is Principal and Chief Technologist at HF Tech Solutions. He is also a minister through Volunteers of America, and spreads the holiday spirit through his Santa alter-ego.

James Perrin, Secretary-Treasurer

James is retired from the U.S. Navy and currently a PhD candidate.






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Leadership & Staff


Laura Lakings-Becvar, Founder and Executive Director

Laura has 36 years of experience in social services and in the employment field, working with people with a wide range of disabilities and other barriers to employment. She founded TEC because of her passion for working with people who experience disabilities. 

Melissa D. Brown, Program Manager

Melissa has more than 20 years of experience in social services  including program management. Melissa specializes in Community Based Assessments and Youth Based Services. 

Jenna White, Administrative Manager

Jenna brings experience in technology and Research; supporting our team.

Joy Edelen, Employment Support Specialist

Joy has 20 years of experience in delivering services to people with disabilities. In addition to being a talent Employment Support Specialist, Joy is skilled in sign language.

Sue Seacrist, Bookkeeper

Sue has more than twenty years of experience in bookkeeping working with small businesses.

Steve Mallonee, Office Support Assistant

Steve has experience in contract employment and document destruction.