Frank joined the Ombudsman team in June 2016 after working almost nine years with the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES).  During his time at DES, Frank worked in the Rehabilitation Services Administration, the DES Office of Procurement, and most recently with the Division of Developmental Disabilities.  Frank brings a wealth of knowledge including contracting, procurement, and DES services to the team.  Frank has completed the New Ombudsman Training prescribed by the United States Ombudsman Association (USOA), and is certified in Arizona State Public Procurement.  Frank has resided in Arizona for almost 35 years, and is a graduate of Northern Arizona University’s School of Communication, with an emphasis in Journalism.