Wendy LaPlaca joined WOS in January 2018 as a Client Service Manager in Lincolnshire, IL. Prior to joining WOS, Wendy served as a Program Director for CASA Lake County, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing advocacy for abused and neglected children in the juvenile court system. In this role, she managed a professional staff and was responsible for overseeing the work of over 200 trained volunteer advocates. Previously Wendy worked on a national sales team at the IBM Corporation.

Wendy earned a Master in Educational Administration from Illinois State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Special Education and Psychology from Mac Murray College.