Koinonia IT Team wins Prestigious OPRA Award

Koinonia’s IT team was recently honored with a 2022 Ohio Provider Resource Association (OPRA) Team Award. The Award is devoted to exceptional teams that work industriously and conscientiously together to directly and positively impact the lives of people with developmental disabilities. The team consists of Help Desk Analyst II Ayron Lord, Help Desk Analyst I Lyzzi Boone, Help Desk Analyst II Osiris Ortiz, Director of Technology Services Gabe Santacreu, and Chief Information Officer Howard Pincham. The Award was accepted by Gabe Santacreu at the OPRA Fall Conference on Thursday, October 27th.

“I am honored to celebrate the Tech Services IT Team’s recognition by our friends at OPRA. They discovered what Koinonia already knows – this team is dedicated to service!” Said Howard Pincham, Chief Information Officer.

The OPRA Awards celebrate the great professionals who display an unbelievable dedication to the people they support and the team they work with.  Eight teams across Ohio were nominated for the Award.  REM Ohio Team was also recognized.

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