Dennis Pfrimmer, MSW, CSW, QMHP
Dennis, a/k/a “Dennie” earned his Bachelors in Social Work from the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, in 1976 and his Masters in Social Work from the University of Nebraska-Omaha, in 1988. He is a Licensed Certified Social Worker and a Qualified Mental Health Professional. Dennie has been employed with CACS since 1995 and served as the Clinical Director until he was promoted in 2001 to his current position, President and CEO. His past work experience includes positions with the SD Department of Social Services, SD Human Services Center, and the SD Division of Mental Health. Dennie specializes in administration, program development, supervision, psychiatric rehabilitation and emergency mental health services. When asked what he enjoys most about his work, Dennie replied, “I am very proud to be a part of CACS where critical, specialized healthcare and sometimes life-saving work happens every day.”
Jennifer Gray, MSW, CSW-PIP, QMHP
Jennifer received her Bachelors in Social Work from Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan, in 1992 and her Masters in Social Work from Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia in 1999. She is a Licensed Certified Social Worker-Private Independent Practitioner, and a Qualified Mental Health Professional. Jennifer has been employed with Capital Area Counseling Service for fifteen years, and she currently serves as the Chief Operations Officer. When asked what she enjoys most about her work, Jennifer replied, “seeing all the amazing work that our staff do with clients to help them meet their goals.”
Loretta received an Associate of Applied Science degree in Accounting from the University of South Dakota, Springfield, SD. She began her career at Capital Area Counseling Service in September 1986, and she currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer.
Jayne received her Associate of Arts degree in Nursing from the University of South Dakota in 1983. She began her career at Capital Area Counseling Service (CACS) in May 2013, and she currently services as the Chief Development Officer. When asked what Jayne enjoys most about her work, she replied, “Having always worked in a caring profession where often those seeking care are at low points in their lives, working at CACS is a continuum of that. I come to work everyday and get to witness the positive impact staff has on the lives of others. I see collaboration and team work daily. The staff I come in contact with are friendly, helpful and willing to do what it takes to make those seeking our care receive hope and help to make their world better! CACS is a great place to work.”
Becky Spoehr, BS
Becky received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 2009. She has a major in dietetics and minor in psychology. In 2010 Becky joined Capital Area Counseling Service, and she currently serves as the Director of the Boys & Girls Club of the Capital Area. When asked what she enjoys most about her work, Becky replied, “seeing the positive impact being made on every youth who walks through the Club’s door, either it be educational programs, supportive role models or an overall safe environment.”