Welcome, Daniel Tallon!
Daniel Tallon was selected as IVRS Administrator and began his duties October 25.
Daniel has a Master's Degree in Public Administration and comes from a strong Human Resource background. Most recently, he was the Market Director of Human Resources for MercyOne Central Iowa having come into that position from being the Director of Human Resources at UnityPoint Health in Dubuque. These experiences provided opportunities for him to interact with and actively engage in VR service delivery. He is a veteran of the US Army and was an Operations Supervisor with the Iowa Army National Guard. He also has innovative experience as the Chief of Workforce Development with the Veterans Administration Long Beach, California Health Care System. In that position, he championed the use of VA VR throughout the hospital. This involved educating leaders on opportunities to place individuals with disabilities receiving VR services into competitive employment opportunities.
Daniel has been a member of the Iowa Workforce Development Board and is familiar with the goals and objectives for a Future Ready Iowa Workforce that is inclusive of individuals with disabilities.