James Cole, Executive Director

Mr. James Cole has been chosen to serve as Executive Director of LinkAbility, Inc. He officially assumed his role on June 3.  

Relocating from Houston, Texas, Cole brings with him vast management experience in the social services field and in working with individuals with developmental disabilities.  He holds a Master’s of Public Administration from California State University of Dominquez Hills and Certification in NonProfit Management from California State University of Long Beach.  

“We are pleased that Mr. Cole will continue his leadership service with LinkAbility, Inc.” said Steve Harter, LinkAbility Board Chair.  “After an extensive search and a thorough interview process, the board feels confident in Mr. Cole’s ability to continue to grow LinkAbility, Inc. and to have a positive impact on the LinkAbility staff, consumers, and their families.” 

Mr. Cole states that he is excited for the opportunity to become a part of the Tri-Lakes community.  “I am looking forward to connecting with the LinkAbility staff and our consumers, their families, and the communities of Taney, Stone and Ozark counties,” he said.  “I am excited to live in this beautiful part of our country, become a part of the community, continue to move LinkAbility in a positive direction, and ensure we are servicing all eligible individuals in Taney, Stone, and Ozark counties to the best of our abilities.”