Trish Berberet, MPA, CDMS

Trish began working at Strategic Consulting Services in March of 2004 and has provided vocational services for the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries and private attorneys since that time. Her career as a vocational consultant began in October of 1989. Over the course of this tenure, she has worked also with self-insured employers and Veteran’s Administration. She has an undergraduate degree in Social Work and a Masters in Public Administration. Ms. Vazanko has been a Certified Disability Management Specialist since September of 2007. She provides vocational services to claimant throughout Eastern Washington.

Todd Gendreau, CRC, CDMS

Todd Gendreau has been with Strategic Consulting Services since November 2002. Todd is also a co-owner of SCS. Prior to working at SCS, Todd worked as a Vocational Consultant for Whittall Management Group and as a Juvenile Rehabilitation Counselor at Echo Glen Children’s Center with DSHS.

Todd has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Western Washington University and a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling from San Diego State University. Outside of work, Todd enjoys hiking, camping, skiing, and spending time with family.

Stephanie Boeshaar, MS, CRC

Stephanie Boeshaar has been with Strategic Consulting Services since March 2004. Prior to working at SCS, Stephanie worked with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) as an Employment Specialist working with individuals with disabilities and placing them on job sites. This required Stephanie to work closely with employers and present the benefits of hiring individuals with disabilities including the financial benefit to the state and to the individual. This included coordination with local support agencies such as housing, medical, SSDI, L&I and various groups. Job readiness services were provided to each participant including resumes, job search, interview skills, etc.

Stephanie has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, Minor in Sociology from Washington State University and a Master of Science in Vocational Rehabilitation from San Diego State University. Outside of work, Stephanie enjoys supporting Young Life, photography, volunteering at the church, personal business ventures, serving on Youth For Christ auction board, and raising five-kids while driving them all over town.

Stacey Lambert, M.Ed., CRC, PGAP

Stacey Lambert has been with Strategic Consulting Services since May 2007. Prior to working at SCS, Stacey worked for Whittall as a Branch Manager for eight-years and ERNWest as a Director of Group Management for over six years. Stacey has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a Master of Education from University of Puget Sound. Outside of work, Stacey enjoys soccer, running, family time and travel.

Robert K. Moore, MA, CRC, F/ABVE

Robert Moore has been with Strategic Consulting Services since August 2012. Prior to working at SCS, Robert worked for Great Northern Consulting Company and prior to that he taught school in a juvenile detention center.

Robert has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from Western Washington University and a Master of Arts in Counseling with an Emphasis in Rehabilitation, from University of Arkansas Little Rock. Outside of work, Robert enjoys exercising, traveling and bicycling.

Rachel Steilberg, MS, CRC, CLCP

Rachel Steilberg has been with Strategic Consulting Services since May 2009. Prior to working at SCS, Rachel worked for a few other VRC firms in training and management roles. Rachel has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Central Washington University and a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology.

Outside of work, Rachel enjoys mountain biking, soccer, skiing, hiking, photography, playing piano and being a mom.

Monte Ewald, MS, CRC

Monte A. Ewald has been with Strategic Consulting Services since April 2003. Prior to working at SCS, Monte worked as a VRC for various firms and as a manager for a counseling service for mentally disabled. Monte has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Dr. Martin Luther College and a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling from Mankato State University. Outside of work, Monte enjoys spending time with family, chorale singing, playing golf, woodworking/home improvement projects, reading, viewing historical documentaries, camping and fishing.

Marilyn Thomas, MA, CRC, CDMS

Marilyn Thomas has been with Strategic Consulting Services since July 2003. Prior to working at SCS, Marilyn worked as an Employee Benefit Representative for General Motors & McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Medical Claims Adjudication.

Marilyn has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education and Health from Missouri Baptist University and a Master of Science in Counseling from Lindenwood University. Outside of work, Marilyn enjoys endurance sports (marathons, half marathons), Tribal Canoe Journey, and swimming.

Laynya Stevens, MS, LMHC, CRC, CDMS

Laynya Stevens has been with Strategic Consulting Services since July 2007. In addition to Washington State worker’s compensation claim work, Laynya has experience providing expert testimony for Social Security Disability Insurance, and has also worked with Veterans providing vocational assessment services. Prior to working at SCS, Laynya worked as a Child and Family Therapist for a foster care program in Kitsap County.  

Laynya has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Behavioral Sciences and Psychology from San Jose State University and a Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Seattle Pacific University. Outside of work, Laynya enjoys spending time with family and friends, attending her children’s sporting and music events, exercise, travel, skiing, outdoor activities, and cooking.

Carrie Guthrie-Whitlow, MA, CRC, CDMS

Carrie Guthrie-Whitlow has been with Strategic Consulting Services since November 2003. She has over twenty one years of experience as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor providing services for Washington State Fund & Self-Insured Workers Compensation Claims, Alaska Worker’s Compensation, Longshore, Legal & Personal Injury claims.

Carrie has extensive experience with claims related to chronic pain & illness, traumatic brain injury, and other non-work related disabling conditions. Carrie works well with medical professionals and health care facilities to coordinate and monitor treatment programs, and participate in treatment team meetings. Carrie has also provided expert testimony for Personal Injury, Longshore, and Worker’s Compensation Claims in Washington & Alaska.

Carrie has her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from University of Washington and her Master degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Western Washington University. Outside of work, Carrie enjoys horses, horses and horses – specifically events for Dressage and Jumping.