Kim Ludwig has been a business specialist with the SD Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) since July of 2014. Prior to that she was employed as a vocational rehabilitation (VR) counselor for 7 years. Her current role includes being a primary contact for employers or businesses located throughout the state providing technical support in the areas of hiring people with disabilities, reasonable accommodations, business tax incentives, Section 503 regulations, and other areas of disability-related topics. She obtained an undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in Business from Northern State University in 2006 and in May 2011 a Master of Science Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). She is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) and a certified WINDMILLS trainer. Kimberly is married to Joe and they live in Aberdeen and together they enjoy doing house projects, riding motorcycles, and camping trips with family and friends.
Vicki Stewart is the executive director of Business Resource Network in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Vicki has a B.A. in religion with a minor in psychology from Augustana University. She has worked in the field of disabilities for 29 years striving for full inclusion of people with disabilities in employment, community living, and all aspects of society. Vicki was born with the disease, Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), and uses a wheelchair for mobility. Vicki is a member of South Dakota RehabACTion, the Sioux Empire Society for Human Resource Management, the Sioux Falls Development Foundation’s Recruitment Council, Sioux Falls Downtown Rotary and the Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the Pathways to Inclusive and Equitable Workplaces Board, the Advisory Committee for Business Administration and Entrepreneurship at Southeast Technical College, the USD Health Sciences Advisory Board, the State Board of Vocational Rehabilitation, and the South Dakota Parent Connection Board. She is a WINDMILLS: Changing the Perception of Abilities certified trainer.
Catherine Greseth was raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and moved to South Dakota when she was 17. She attended Black Hills State University and Denver University where she majored in Mass Communications. She began her career at KBHB in Sturgis. She went on to be the reginal business development director for a number of Fortune 500 companies throughout the United States. Catherine moved back to South Dakota in 2014 and was hired as the executive director of the Workforce Diversity Network of the Black Hills. She is the past president of the Rapid City Mayors Committee for People with Disabilities. She has been appointed by the Governor to chair the Board of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired. She also serves on the State Independent Living Council; she is a Zonta board member and state board member on the National Federation of the Blind. She is a 2016 graduate of Women in Leadership and a 2017 graduate of Leadership South Dakota. Catherine was the 2018 recipient of the Governor’s Award for Outstanding Citizen. Catherine is a certified WINDMILLS trainer and a certified trainer of Infinite Possibilities. She is married to Clete, together they love to explore new places and spend time with family.