Systems Unlimited and Linnhaven, Inc. Announce Merger

The Systems Unlimited and Linnhaven, Inc. Boards of Directors announced today that the two agencies will become one under the Systems Unlimited umbrella on July 1, 2017.

Since its founding in 1971, Systems Unlimited has emerged as a diversified leader in providing services for individuals with disabilities, brain injuries, and mental health needs throughout Eastern Iowa. Linnhaven has specialized in serving adults with intellectual disabilities and special needs in Linn County since 1977. Together, the two not-for-profit agencies serve over 1,100 people; and employ over 1,000 staff members in 7 counties.

As the Executive Director for Systems Unlimited, Casey Westhoff welcomes the individuals served, parents, guardians, staff, and other members of the Linnhaven family into the Systems Unlimited community. Mr. Westhoff pledges Systems’ commitment to ensure a smooth transition for the people served and their teams; as well as for Linnhaven staff members.

Linnhaven’s Executive Director Elaine Sweet also announced today her retirement on June 30, 2017. Ms. Sweet expressed her appreciation for the honor of serving Linnhaven’s clients and families for the past 10 years; and her confidence that Linnhaven’s mission will continue under the rich tradition of Systems Unlimited.