Brandi shares how her experiences growing up deaf in a hearing family, and her reign as Miss Deaf America shaped her, and how CSD has evolved with the deaf community over the years. “We changed our mission focus from ‘communication access’
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Charles McFadden, CSD’s CTO, is a Rochester Institute of Technology grad with 30 years of experience in a variety of roles. After he lost his hearing at a young age due to an unknown illness, his parents encouraged him to be self-sufficient.
Faye Kuo, CSD’s former CLO, is the daughter of Taiwanese immigrants. Born into a signing family, Faye was mainstreamed in a D/HH program. Faye attended the University of Illinois at Champaign, and then later transferred to RIT/NTID.
“Being mainstreamed was a great experience, because I was able to be with my family,” Brad said. “My parents were very supportive of me, they learned sign language. I had a younger sister, she learned sign language. We had communication access.”
CSD welcomes its newest VP of CSD Neighborhood, Kari Cooke. Kari began work on September, 2018, and oversees CSD Neighborhood’s efforts to share resources, and support collaborations between businesses, nonprofits, and the deaf community.
Connect Direct is pleased to announce our new Business Development Manager, Vannessa LeBoss. Given her 19 years of experience supporting and spearheading corporate expansion in multiple areas, her role with Connect Direct will be impactful.
Communication Service for the Deaf, Inc. (CSD) is very proud to announce the appointment of Pat Myers as President of CSD Contact Centers in a move that will strengthen its rapidly expanding and impactful global contact center operations.
Communication Service for the Deaf introduces its newest CTO, Charles McFadden. Chaz began work in March, 2018, and oversees all information technology, software development and engineering efforts at CSD – as well as spearheading CSD Labs.
CSD welcomes Khadijat Rashid, Ph.D. to our Board. Kubby will serve beginning July, 2018. CSD is looking to Kubby for her leadership and expertise to guide CSD’s organizational strategy to better address the issues facing the deaf community.