Our Team

Our Executive Team

Francine Sadowski – CEO

Francine graduated from the University of Phoenix with an MA in Organizational Development and from Florida Atlantic University with a BA in Exceptional Education. She has been employed with MDSC since its inception in the fall of 1990. Fran held many positions with MDSC before assuming her current position as the CEO in 1995. With over 35 years of experience in the field of developmental disabilities, she continues to be influential in MDSC’s growth and development and is recognized for her expertise in the field of management and developmental disabilities. She has been appointed by state officials to sit on a variety of state-wide committees for the betterment of Community-Based Services. The opportunities to always seek new opportunities for client services and how to better support the workforce are motivating factors of her longevity with MDSC. On a personal note, Fran was born and raised in Ohio and is a diehard Buckeye fan. She and her husband Mike of 35 years are proud parents of triplets who are all graduates of MT State University. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her two granddaughters, quilting, hiking and traveling.

Frances Hardee

Director of Operations

Fran graduated from Eastern Montana College with a B.S. in Business Administration (emphasis in Accounting) and completed several courses in the M.B.A. program at Arizona State University. As Director of Operations, Fran oversees the financial, payroll, and IT functions within MDSC. Fran has over 34 years of accounting and management experience in a variety of private and not-for-profit entities in Arizona and Montana. Fran strives to develop and maintain a strong financial position for MDSC while maintaining the quality and integrity of services for clients and staff of MDSC. In her non-working hours, Fran enjoys reading, gardening, and Netflix binge-watching.

Jarmila Hradil

Director of Services

Jarmila moved from Whitefish to join the MDSC team in March 2020. She has experience in a variety of leadership and direct services roles in the human service and health care fields, including working with clients with diverse support and care needs. Jarmila is a graduate from Wilfred Laurier University with a Masters in Community Psychology and from Simon Fraser University with a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration. She also holds PMP certification as a Project Manager. Prior to joining MDSC, Jarmila has a consultant on compliance and quality improvement issues in the seniors care field. Jarmila and her husband have a home in Whitefish where they enjoy spending time outdoors. Between the two of them, they have five adult children and one cat scattered from West Coast Canada to Eastern U.S. 

Elizabeth Warriner

Director of Human Resources, SHRM-CP

Elizabeth graduated from Friends University in Wichita, KS with a B.S. in Human Resources Management.  She is an active member of SHRM and has volunteered in writing the SHRM-CP testing questions. Elizabeth recently relocated to Missoula to work for MDSC having previously lived in TX, KS, CO.  She has 3 boys at home, 2 sons in Winter Park Colorado, and 1 daughter in Wichita with 1 grandson and another on the way. She also has a sister with developmental disabilities in KS and was a licensed DD provider before moving out of Kansas.  Elizabeth looks forward to bringing the combined perspective of a guardian and human resources professional to MDSC.

Our Management Team

Amy Conover

Staff Development Specialist

Patricia Brewer

Medical Service Administrator

Michael McCollough

Facilities Manager

Kristina Kusche

Skills Development Manager

Kaden Elliot

Community Employment Manager

Curtis Sivak

Spurgin Program Manager

Cory DeStein

Kent & South Hills Program Manager

Stephanie Phillips

Curtis Program Manager

Daniel Kennan

Helena Program Manager

Cynthia Dennis

Foss Program Manager

JoLynn Blakely

Tulip Program Manager

Marilyn Madona

Wylie Program Manager

Crystal Liberatori

Easy Program Manager

Sarah Chalmers

Curtis Mod Program Manager

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