Announcing Joe Woodruff as our new Executive Director

We are excited to announce that Joe Woodruff joined IKUS Life Enrichment Services on April 18, 2022 as our new Executive Director! Joe has enjoyed a successful leadership career in both for-profit and non-profit services. Most recently, Joe worked at Sterner Veterinary Clinic, helping to grow their organization, create a strong culture, and foster community relationships. His career began at Hope Network  here in West Michigan, where he worked with children and adults with disabilities for over 11 years. Joe brings a wonderful combination of business and leadership skills, along with compassion and a servant’s heart.

Joe’s responsibilities will include leading IKUS into the future with strategic planning. He will work closely with our entire staff, as well as our Board of Directors, to meet the needs of the individuals and families we serve. Joe’s history of working around direct care services, helps him keep our mission at the forefront. We are proud to have Joe serve as the spokesperson for our organization and represent us within the community. We are thrilled to see what he will accomplish here at IKUS!

Joe lives in West Michigan, is married to Rochel and has an 8 year old daughter, Fallon. He coaches high school soccer, enjoys cooking and spending time with family and friends. Joe is excited to begin this new chapter in his career and return to an organization with a mission close to his heart. Joe will be greeting the community at our Open House on April 26th from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Please stop by and join us in welcoming him to IKUS!

Meet Joe at our April 26 Open House. LEARN MORE—>


BELOW: Check out Joe learning all about us! He participated in programming and meetings throughout the week.


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