Opportunity Enterprises, Inc.

We're in the Business of Amazing People

Valparaiso, IN   |  http://www.oppent.org

Mission

Opportunity Enterprises works to maximize self-sufficiency and enrich the quality of life for individuals with disabilities.  
It is the vision of Opportunity Enterprises to create a fully integrated community where life for persons with developmental disabilities is valuable, purposeful and fulfilling.

Ruling year info

1971

CEO

Mr. Neil Samahon

Main address

2801 Evans Ave

Valparaiso, IN 46383 USA

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EIN

35-1136833

NTEE code info

Human Service Organizations (P20)

Employment Procurement Assistance and Job Training (J20)

Health - General and Rehabilitative N.E.C. (E99)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Vocational Training, Day Services, Transportation, and Residential

Our programs/services include: Day Habilitation, Employment: Training and Placement services, Residential: Supervised Living program, Supported Living program, and Respite services, Social Enterprises: SecureShred, OE Clean Team, Simply Amazing Market, OutSource Solutions, and on-demand transportation

Population(s) Served
People with disabilities
Adults

Where we work

Accreditations

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) - Employment and Community Services - 3 Year Accreditation 2010

National Association of Information Destruction 2017

Affiliations & memberships

inarf 2018

Goals & Strategy

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Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Opportunity Enterprises will:
1) Be the premier provider for people with disabilities in Northwest Indiana
2) Be a thought leader
3) Be a best employer for employees, participants, and volunteers
4) Be an enduring enterprise through sustainable impact and operational excellence

Opportunity Enterprises will be the Indiana's premier provider for people with disabilities by offering a clinical approach to programs, a full continuum of services, high quality support, and caring staff through creating industry leading program models using applied behavior analysis (ABA) throughout all curriculum, programs and services, develop new programs for youth, Improve and increase day programming options for adults, and by expanding OE's presence through new facilities across Northwest Indiana.

OE will be recognized for developing and implementing leading clinically-based program delivery, a comprehensive employment philosophy, a unique approach to talent development, sustainable financial modeling and superior asset management. Program staff and administrative staff are encouraged to share OE's thought leadership through speaking and writing opportunities at the local, state and national level. Maximize current enterprises and investigate new enterprises to increase market share.

OE will apply a comprehensive employment philosophy and invest in our employees, volunteers and participants through living wages, performance based compensation and recognition, talent development, internal and external career paths, and leadership development. Invest in programs that allow workforce to grow in their performance.

OE will implement a systems-driven approach to services and administration to increase efficiency and effectiveness. Staff will convert best practices into process by leveraging project management, information systems, technology, and asset management. Invest in expanding the IT department from network communication, hardware, and database systems.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Opportunity Enterprises, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 7/18/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. John Freyek

First Merchants Bank

Alfredo Estrada

Burke Costanza & Carberry, LLP

Michelle Gonzalez

Laciak Accountancy Group, P.C.

Marc Ruiz

Oak Partners

Christopher Runnion

CATSI

John Freyek

First Merchants Bank

Rod Gayda

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Mary Liggett

NIPSCO

Patrick Lyp

City of Valparaiso

Rick Rondinelli

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Kathleen Smith

Porter Township School Corp

Thomas Wisch

Allstate Insurance

Natalie Krivas

Valparaiso Community Schools

Nicole Alcorn

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Jim Alex

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Stephanie Swearington

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Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 07/18/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Gender identity
Male
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

 

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Sexual orientation

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Disability

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