The Team


Dr. Anita & Donald Rothard


Dr. Anita B. Rothard C.V.E., C.R.C., A.B.V.E. has a doctorate  in psychology and has worked as a career counselor and vocational expect for over 40 years.  She has worked as an independent consultant for the federal, state and local governments, Longshore, Social Security Administration, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, and many others.

Dr. Rothard continues to improve the lives of the disabled community with her visionary approach to job placement and original assessment methods.

Abby Rhodes

Abbey Rhode

Employment Specialist in
Palm Beach County.

Abbey has been with Red Lion Jobs, Inc. since 2015 and holds a master's degree in health care management.

She is a caring, bright, high achieving woman with a great sense of humor and a quick mind.  "I enjoy working with clients with challenges, seeing them light up when they get their job and gain greater self confidence!"


Sherri Iwanow

Employee Specialist in Charlotte, Lee, and Collier Counties.

Sherri has been recognized for her contributions within the job placement field.  She began her job coaching career with the HOPE Clubhouse, where they achieved the International Center for Clubhouse Development accreditation. Then received the Outstanding Employment award from Able Trust in 2013.

Sherri’s, motto, “The sooner issues are addressed, the more successful the client will be.”  When she's not working, she's with the grandkids or doing outdoor adventures.

Lara Putnam

Lara Putnam

Employment Specialist in Manatee and Sarasota Counties.

Lara's degree is in advertising and marketing. Her background is mostly in sales, which has been beneficial being communicating directly with hiring manager is her specialty.

She has been an employment specialist with Red Lion Jobs, Inc. since 2014. Lara has build many strong relationships with local business managers and owners.

If you ask her, "I love working with my clients and I work hard to find them long term employment that will fulfill both their wants and needs." Perfect!

Douglas Strickland

Douglas Strickland

Employment Specialist in Tampa.

Douglas is a Florida State University graduate. Douglas has almost 20 years assisting and training individuals within the career services industry.  He has a strong background and professional standards in job placement activities.

Douglas covers every aspect of building a career from creating a strategy to practicing “mock” interviews to reassure a client’s confidence. Plus, he’s developed positive relationships with employers to help find the right job for each client.

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Larry Hinton

Employment Specialist in Broward County.
Larry earned his bachelor's of business administration from Everest College in Ft. Lauderdale.

Larry's been with Red Lion Jobs, Inc. for more than two years. He loves working with his clients and watching each one's abilities grow in a new job with confidence.

He enjoys tennis and personal fitness. He's is a Miami Heat fan.

Melchy Aday

Melchy Aday

Employment Specialist in Miami-Dade County. 

Melchy is a Career and Employment Information Specialist certified in common assessments. She has a Work Counselor diploma and is fluent in Spanish.  She has educated and assisted young and old who are unlikely to find employment succeed.

Melchy has excellent communication and employment negotiation skills. Her professional development is admired.

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