Leonard Lyde

Waitlist Specialist

  1. Name: Leonard Lyde
  2. Position/title: Waitlist Specialist
  3. How long have you worked at Liberty? 8 months
  4. Describe your job in 25 words or less: Conducting structured interviews and assessments to determine person-centered needs and eligibility for services and supports. Accurately document pertinent details and answer questions related to services.
  5. What career achievements are you most proud of? I am most proud of helping hundreds of families.
  6. What qualities do you think are important for enriching and diversifying an organization’s culture? Honesty and tolerance of different views and opinions.
  7. What is your definition of success? Fulfilling your goals.
  8. What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most? Working directly with families.
  9. What advice would you give to recent hires? Patience is the key.
  10. Favorite quote or personal mantra: “ A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
  11. Favorite TV show: Speak for Yourself
  12. Favorite book/author: Bridges out of Poverty/Ruby K. Payne Ph.D. & Phillip E. DeVol