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With CSD Professional Services, you get direct access to Deaf experts. That means zero communication barriers, and more time for you to get down to business.

Project-based and long term solutions for businesses, institutions, and organizations, directly in ASL.

Quality services designed just for you, by people who understand your business needs.

Human Resources

Human Resources

Processes, policies, personnel – explained by humans, for humans. We’ll consult on policy and inclusive workplace best practices or provide long-term support.

IT Services

Information Technology

Data security, network infrastructure, web development, and consults on business technology architecture. When it comes to IT, ASL us anything.

Accounting and Finances

Financial Services

Need support with reporting, budget modeling, or long-range financial planning? They say math is a language. We say finance makes more sense in sign language.

Marketing and Communications

Marketing and Communications

Press releases, market research, content writing, graphic, web and motion design, and video production. We’ll help translate your vision, no interpreters required.

E-Learning

E-Learning Materials

Training materials, film production, online event planning, learning systems management, and end-to-end online course development – all by experts in Deaf pedagogy.

Advanced Solutions for Your Business

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Power Up the Deaf Ecosystem

With CSD Professional Services you’ll get quality service, direct communication without the hassle, and feel good about being you. That’s not just good business — it’s a community win.

Meet Our Expert Team Leaders

VP of Legal and Human Resources

Jessica Kennedy

Thomas Means
Vice President, Finance

Thomas Means

Amanda Whyrick
IT Director

Amanda Whyrick

Rosa Lee Timm
Chief Marketing Officer

Rosa Lee Timm

Charles McFadden
Chief Technology Officer

Charles McFadden

VP of Legal and Human Resources

Jessica Kennedy

As an attorney with 10+ years of experience, Jessica Kennedy is a curious and creative advocate. As an HR exec, she is passionate about people and engagement. Jessica received her J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law in Minnesota and serves as a Member of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association. At CSD, Jessica orchestrates a multi-talented team of employment leaders who bridge transformational progress with tangible solutions.

Vice President, Finance

Thomas Means

Thomas Means graduated from the University of Texas with a BBA and a Master in Professional Accounting and is an active CPA.  Thomas brings more than 15 years of public accounting and private industry experience to the team. Prior to joining CSD, he worked as an auditor at Ernst & Young. As a former Big 4 auditor, Thomas oversees the payroll, benefits, and financial accounting and reporting. He has served as Treasurer and Board Member of Deaf Action Center.   

IT Director

Amanda Whyrick

Amanda Whyrick is an Information Technology Director at CSD. She specializes in systems and network administration and is responsible for managing the comprehensive information technology systems utilized at CSD. She graduated from Bellevue University with a B.S. in Systems and Network Administration and from University of Nebraska Omaha with an M.S. in Management of Information Systems. Prior to joining CSD, she worked with Dell Services and Southeast Community College. Amanda is also serving on Nebraska ADA Task Force Board as a public service member. In her free time, she enjoys being a scuba instructor.

Chief Marketing Officer

Rosa Lee Timm

Rosa Lee Timm is a well-known performance artist, recognized predominantly for her ASL music videos and work as a solo performer on The Rosa Lee Show. Rosa earned her bachelor’s in Social Work from Rochester Institute of Technology and a master’s in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling from Western Oregon University. Prior to joining CSD, Rosa Lee served as the marketing director for DCARA. Before this, she held various roles within education, teaching at Ohlone College, California School for the Deaf – Fremont, and more. The mother of two resides in the Bay Area.

Chief Technology Officer

Charles McFadden

Charles McFadden graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Computer Science and from Villanova University with an MBA. In the data privacy realm, he holds a Certified Information Privacy Technologist credential from the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Prior to joining CSD, he worked with Leidos, Lockheed Martin, Martin Marietta, and GE Aerospace. An activist, Charles has served on several boards including those for the Deaf Hearing Communication Centre, the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, and the RIT/NTID Alumni Association.

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