CSF, Sacramento Region
Ricardo Curtis has been working with A Bright Future since 2018 as a Community Support Facilitator where he performs case management duties. Ricardo’s passion is making a difference within the community he serves.
After serving in the United States Marine Corps Ricardo joined the 29 Palms Fire Department, and as a Firefighter-Emergency Medical Technician 1-A he found a new purpose helping people. Ricardo mainly worked the rescue response vehicle as a first responder while volunteering his time with Joshua Tree Search and Rescue (JOSAR). As a member of JOSAR Ricardo searched and rescued visitors in the Joshua Tree National Park. Ricardo also obtained his Certified Nursing Assistant certification working in convalescence hospitals assisting patients with their medical recovery.
Ricardo started his collegiate scholastic endeavors at California State University San Bernardino then later completing his bachelor’s degree of Science in Business with the University of Phoenix. His hard work in college earned him membership in Delta Mu Delta, an International honor society in business.
After completing college Ricardo started his career working with adults with developmental disabilities at Rancho Cordova, shortly afterwards gained employment with a company working with a wide variety of disabilities.
Looking for a new challenge, Ricardo found it as a Core Instructor where he had developed classes and activities where adults with developmental and physical disabilities could improve their Activities of Daily Living skills (ADLs). Doing such for two years helped Ricardo discover A Bright Future Inc, working as a Community Support Facilitator.
Ricardo continues to develop skills working with the disable community through education, and his passion of making a difference as a certified Professional Assault Crisis trainer for the employees of A Bright Future Inc. Ricardo now enjoys his position as a Mental Health Liaison in the Deflection Supported Living Service unit at the Sacramento office. Ricardo’s great work ethic, professionalism, friendly, and positive attitude helps bring light to A Bright Future and the clients they serve.
Keep it up, Big Man Ric! A Bright Future is truly proud to have you in the team.