Meet Our Team
All members of Help Over Hurdles are volunteers. We are passionate about helping Direct Support Professionals reach their highest potential, and are thrilled to be able to help in a financial capacity.
Founder and Board of Directors
Lucy Klym, PhD. is the Chief Strategy Officer at Opportunities For Positive Growth, INC in Fishers, IN. Klym is a Quality Enhancement Specialist for the Council on Quality and Leadership, and she is a subject matter expert in the field of disability supports. Lucy is passionate about Help Over Hurdles for it's recognition in the necessity of sustainability of supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Jen Wilder has been involved in the disability field for over 12 years. Wilder hails from Kentucky, but has been a proud Hoosier the last 4.5 years. She has served in various leadership roles for the Reel Abilities Film Festivals, Respites, and Inclusive Proms. She has also had the privilege of being a Direct Support Professional. Wilder currently works as a Manager of Program Services at LEL Home Services. She is honored to be the acting Executive Director of Help Over Hurdles, and is thrilled to be working alongside such a wonderful and passionate group of leaders.
Yvonne Hammond has been a Direct Support Professional for over 16 years. She grew up on a farm in Nebraska, but has lived in Indiana for 30 years. Hammond received her MBA from the University of Illinois. Hammond worked in the marketing and advertising field before becoming a Direct Support Professional. She is very excited to be involved in Help Over Hurdles.