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Executive Director

East Bay Innovations
303 W. Joaquin Ave #110
San Leandro , California 94577
United States

Company Description: East Bay Innovations (EBI) is a private nonprofit organization established in 1994 that presently provides support services to over 100 persons with developmental...   more
Background

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Master , Rehabilitation Administration
    University of San Francisco
19 Total References
Web References
Our Staff | East Bay Innovations
www.eastbayinnovations.org, 22 Sept 2014 [cached]
Tom Heinz,Executive Director
Tom founded EBI in 1994. He has a Master's in Rehabilitation Administration from the University of San Francisco. Tom was the first Chairperson of the California Supported Living Network 1996-1998 and in 2005 won The Bill Rosenberg Memorial Award from Cal-TASH. He is also an EBI Board member.
Congratulations to our Executive ...
www.eastbayinnovations.org, 1 July 2014 [cached]
Congratulations to our Executive Director, Tom Heinz, for receiving the Bernie Graf Excellence in Service Award!
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Than you, Tom for all of the hard work you do for our clients, agency, and for the wonderful example you set for our community!
East Bay Innovations' ...
www.dailycal.org, 21 Sept 2014 [cached]
East Bay Innovations' executive director Tom Heinz said the organization helped facilitate the establishment of Bay Area chapters of Project SEARCH, which is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Heinz recalled one of the project's first successful placements at Children's Hospital Oakland.
"This lady worked at a fast-food restaurant in Berkeley for 20 years at minimum wage with no benefits," he said. "She was on the autism spectrum and had high ability to focus on details."
She was hired in materials management at the hospital, where she received an hourly wage of more than $20.
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Diversity and Inclusion Office, East Bay Innovations, Kem Robinson, Lady Idos, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lori Kotsonas, National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center, Project SEARCH, State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Tom Heinz
"Upon graduation, interns are prepared ...
www.insidebayarea.com, 31 Jan 2013 [cached]
"Upon graduation, interns are prepared for employment by being given experience," said Tom Heinz, founder of East Bay Innovations. "After the program, interns are being hired, working for the county or in health care.
"While our interns are mostly landing clerical positions after finishing the program, jobs of this caliber are pretty rare for individuals with developmental disabilities and autism."
Heinz said 85 percent of people with intellectual disabilities and autism are unemployed nationally and of those 15 percent with jobs, only half make over the national minimum wage.
East Bay Innovations - Board and Staff Bios
www.eastbayinnovations.org, 5 Dec 2012 [cached]
Tom Heinz is both the Executive Director and an EBI Board member. Tom founded EBI in 1994. He has a Master's in Rehabilitation Administration from the University of San Francisco. Tom was the first Chairperson of the California Supported Living Network 1996-1998 and in 2005 won The Bill Rosenberg Memorial Award from Cal-TASH.
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