Receptionist (North Shore)
Deidra is a Receptionist with KGH. Deidra studied human resources development and mathematics at Northeastern Illinois University. Previously, Deidra worked for over 18 years in hospitality with the InterContinental Chicago, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company and Marriott as a Sales Systems Manager, Sales & Catering Assistant, Trainer, Reservations Specialist and Front Office Manager. Deidra has also worked as a volunteer with the Ronald McDonald House in Chicago. In her free time, Deidra enjoys running after and caring for her 3 young boys (a 5-year-old and 4-year-old twins). Her hobbies include swing dancing, listening to music, reading, volleyball, biking and hiking. Deidra is passionate about working in this field due to her personal connection and experience with autism. Two of her boys are on the spectrum; and she has personally witnessed the benefits of ABA and early therapy interventions in their lives. She loves being a part of something so amazing. Knowing what we do here can help better the lives and future of so many kids makes working for KGH even more rewarding.