Meet The Team

Shakir Consulting Services is looking for new talent.  Please email us at shakirconsultingservices@gmail.com if interested in learning more. 

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Ayana Shakir

President and CEO

Ayana is a Doctoral Candidate in Organization Development and Change Management at the University of St. Thomas. Ms. Shakir has a Master's of Arts in Health and Human Services Administration from St. Mary's University. She has over 20 years of experience as a Social Work Practitioner and Educator working in the areas of Adoption, Foster Care, Child Protection, Adult Protection, MN Choices DD Assessments, and taught English in Saudi Arabia at Taif University.

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Case Management Supervisor

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De'Andra Walker
Lead Case Manager


 

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Hodan Ibrahim
Lead Case Aide

Hodan has experience in Early Childhood Education, is bi-lingual in English and Somali, and knowledgeable about the Somali and Muslim communities in the Twin Cities. In addition, Ms. Ibrahim is a trained Somali interpreter.

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Sara Hesseltine, LGSW, MSW
Case Manager

Sara has her Master's in Social Work and is a LGSW.  Ms. Hesseltine has several years of experience in housing and family advocacy. 

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Yesica Castro Tello
Case Aide & PSOP Case Manager

Yesica is a psychology student at Augsburg University. She has experience working and volunteering in the community. Yesica is fluent in Spanish. 

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Istar Mire
Case Manager

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Mary Nambi, MSW
Case Manager

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Wlehgie Gausi
Case Manager

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Zakia Bommersbach
Case Manager

Zakia is a recent BSW graduate of Augsburg University.  She has experience working with children and families and also working with corrections.