The ILC Team
At Integrated Life Choices, it is our mission to employ people with the highest degree of skill, ability and talent. ILC seeks opportunities to utilize each person’s unique attributes.
Josh received his Business Administration degree from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. He started ILC with the mission to support people in living a fulfilling life. Josh is responsible for ILC’s contract development, finances and vocational services. Josh enjoys working alongside talented people, both those ILC serves and the team of employees. Josh grew up in Alliance, Nebraska, and in his spare time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, flying and spending time with family.
Bev Mayfield | Director of Operations
As Director of Operations at ILC, Bev is responsible for all aspects of improving the quality of supports, including activities such as mock certification reviews and the development of policy and procedures to meet State and Federal Regulations. Bev enjoys helping others, advocating for individuals’ rights and sharing her work experiences. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Doane College and over 30 years of experience in the field of developmental disabilities including direct support, service coordination, and as a State Surveyor to name a few. Bev is married, has 3 daughters and 4 grandchildren. She loves to spend time with her family, golfing, reading, watching movies and traveling.
Justin Solomon | Director of Finance
As Director of Finance, Justin is responsible for financial management, analysis, and reporting, as well as other corporate functions including payroll, accounts receivable/payable, and candidate recruitment. Justin enjoys working with ILC’s talented employees to help enrich the lives of the people we support. Justin graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2010 and joined the ILC team shortly after. While not in the office, Justin spends his time reading, watching basketball, and desperately attempting to become a better golfer.
Angela Ligtenberg | Area Director of Eastern Services
Angela has been with ILC since 2011, and has been working in the Human Services and Health Care department for over 14 years, starting as a CNA in geriatric services, then youth services, adult mental health services, and now in the field of Developmental Disabilities. Her education is a BA and MA in social work. In DD services, she is focused on supporting the people we serve to be as independent as possible, teaching the people we support to advocate for themselves. She also enjoys training and taking part in community outreach/education opportunities. Her family consists of her husband of four years and a furry dog child, Murphy.
Sarah Strong | Area Director of Southeast Services
Sarah assists with quality assurance, training, management, and growth within the Southeast area of Nebraska. She is dedicated to ensuring that the skilled team of Coordinators and Managers provides innovative and person-centered supports. Sarah studied Psychology at Hillsdale College in Michigan and received her B.A. in 2005; after graduation, she began working as a Direct Support Professional for six months and then as a Manager for two and a half years before starting as a Manager at ILC in 2008. In her free time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family and friends, travelling, crafting, reading, baking, teaching Sunday school and volunteering in the community with her church.
Jessica Scheer | Area Director of Central Services
Jessica has been with ILC since 2012 first coming on as a Residential Manager. Jessica brings 14 years of experience in the field to the position of Central Area Director. ILC’s philosophy and core values were the deciding factor for her decision to pursue a career with the company. Jessica received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in he field of Criminal Justice with a minor in Social Work from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Jessica is married to Derek and has 3 children. Any spare time is spent with her husband and children Cortland, Tessa and Emery.
Josh Becker | Area Director of Northern Services
As Area Director, Josh is responsible for the continued growth and development of quality services provided to the men and women ILC supports, as well as the improvement and advancement of management and Direct Support Professionals. Josh is dedicated to provide superior supports that are tailored to meet the needs and goals of each individual supported, and to ensure these supports foster independence and self advocacy. Josh received his B.S. from Wayne State College in 2010 and has over 8 years experience in the field. In his spare time Josh loves to golf and is an avid outdoorsman and passionate bow hunter. Josh is married to the love of his life Malissa, and the two recently had their first child, Jaxon Gunnar.
Bill Arrants | Area President-Texas
William Arrants, better known as Bill, is one of the founders of ILC and the President in Texas. Bill is responsible for ensuring ILC meets its mission and core values while supporting people in Texas. Bill is a graduate of Bellevue University and has found his degree in Health Care Management very helpful as ILC continues to grow. Bill is married to Ashlynn and together they have two children Jacob and Andrew. You will often find Bill on the water either fishing or boating during his free time with friends and family.
Shanda McClaren | Area Director for the Colorado Region
As Area Director for the Colorado Region for ILC, Shanda is responsible for development and oversight of services for people that ILC supports. Shanda attended Kearney State College and has 17 years in the DD field. She is passionate about assisting others attain a fulfilling and rich life. She enjoys spending time with her two sons, dogs, volunteering and riding her Harley.