Rhonda has been with Thumb Industries, Inc. for 22 years. Prior to working at TII, she was a Early Head Start Program Manager for a four county area and a Case Manager at Huron Behavioral Health. Rhonda has a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from Saginaw Valley State University. She has a daughter, Brianna, son Trevor, and daughter in law Jessica. Rhonda resides in Caseville with her husband Brian.
Agnes has been with Thumb Industries, Inc. for 6 years. Agnes has worked with Thumb Industries Micro Business consumers, in manufacturing, and is now our administrative assistant. Prior to Thumb Industries Agnes has worked in banking and insurance. Agnes has 2 sons, Jeff, Jay, a daughter in law, Angie, a granddaughter, and grandson.
Work Services Manager
Dave has been with Thumb Industries, Inc. for 26 years. Dave oversees TII's manufacturing department and lawn services. Prior to joining our agency, Dave worked as a Summer Youth Coordinator, Eligibility Specialist and Case Manager at Michigan Works! Dave attended Delta College. He resides in Owendale with his wife Lesa and his family includes two daughters, Dr. Lindsey Ellicott-Gasta O.D and her husband R.J. Gasta, Sarah Hudson and her husband John, and 2 grandchildren.
Work Services Leader
Brian has worked for Thumb Industries, Inc. for 13 years. Brian supervises janitorial services and provides quality control for our manufacturing department. Prior to joining our agency, Brian worked for Tower Automotive. He also currently works at Valley Enterprises. Brian attended Saginaw Valley State University. He resides in Pt. Austin with his wife Sherry and sons Braden and Connor.
Thrift Store Manager
Diane has been with Thumb Industries, Inc. for 23 years. Diane manages our resale operations. Prior to working for Thumb Industries, she was a manager at McDonald's Restaurant. Diane resides in Bad Axe with her husband Mark and has two daughters and two grandchildren.
Thrift Store Assistant Manager
Josette has been employed with Thumb Industries, Inc. since 2006. She was promoted to Assistant Store Manager in 2018. Josette lives in Bad Axe and has two sons.
PR/Community Outreach Coordinator
Danielle has been employed at Thumb Industries, Inc. since 2015. Danielle evaluates individual's job skills and assists them with seeking and obtaining employment within the community. Prior to working for our agency, Danielle was a district sales manager & worked in multiple facets of advertising. She has Bachelor's Degree in Communication Arts & Sciences from Michigan State University. Danielle resides in Bad Axe with her two daughters, Rayleigh and Delaney.
Book Keeper/Office Manager
Tara started working at Thumb Industries in August of 2010. Tara finished her degree in accounting in August 2018 and began her role as book keeper/office manager. Tara resides in Bad Axe with her husband Michael and 5 children. She enjoys reading and watching her kids play sports.
Community Services Coordinator
Jessica has been employed at Thumb Industries, Inc. since 2009. She was promoted to the Community Services Coordinator in 2020. Jessica works with clients involved in skill building and supported employment services and monitors their progress towards their employment goals.