Brightstone Transitions names Jolene McGuire Chief Marketing Officer
(Gainesville, GA) The owners and operators of Brightstone Transitions, in Gainesville, GA, Wisdom Ranch, in Arco, ID, and Point School Puerto Rico, in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico are delighted to announce Jolene McGuire as the new Chief Marketing Officer. Jolene will oversee all marketing and admissions operations for all three of these young adult programs.
“We are incredibly excited to welcome Jolene to our team of programs. Her reputation of professionalism and hard work precedes her, and we look forward to the growth she will undoubtedly bring to our organization,” says Jillian Allen, CEO of Brightstone Transitions.
Jolene joins Brightstone with over 25 years of experience in the programming and education fields. Jolene’s work with families is often regarded as insightful and compassionate and has impacted the lives of thousands of youth and families. Born and raised in Southern Idaho and having grown up on her family’s cattle farm, Jolene is no stranger to ranch life. Jolene has a passion for the outdoors and when not working can be found hiking, biking, running, or doing yoga. Jolene is the mother of two teenage daughters that keep her active in sports and school-related functions. Jolene will remain home in Idaho and travel to each program throughout the year.
For questions about any of the programs, you can contact Jolene at Jolene@brightstonetransitions.com. This is a new position for the Brightstone group of programs.
About Brightstone Transitions
Brightstone Transitions is an innovative residential program providing coaching and mentoring to young adults on the autism spectrum ages 17.5 to 26. With the motto “Independence Through Application,” it is the desired outcome that each young adult enrolled at Brightstone live a meaningful and independent life. Founded in 2011, Brightstone is an owner/operated program located in Gainesville, Georgia. Serving men, women, and gender non-binary young adults, Brightstone is home to 50 total residents across varying stages of programming.
About Point School Puerto Rico
Point School Puerto Rico is a hybrid gap year program for young adult men, ages 18-22 that integrates cultural immersion, experiential and service-learning with positive self-discovery. Each young man at PSPR has the opportunity to build positive self-identity through career, interest, and personal exploration based on individual strengths. It provides participants an opportunity to have a cultural immersion, experiential learning, volunteering, and self-discovery
About Wisdom Ranch Vocational Gap Year
Wisdom Ranch opened in 2020 to provide an immersive vocational gap year experience for adult men aged 18-24. Students master carpentry, welding, or auto mechanics while living on a 4000-acre ranch in Arco, Idaho.