About Us

Shelia Maguire

Managing Member

Sheila retired from the Arizona Department of Economic Security; Division of Developmental Disabilities after serving 37 dedicated years. Ms. Maguire’s titles with DES/DDD included Child Development Training Specialist, Habitation Technician, Habilitation Residential Service Manager, and Habitation Service Project Coordinator. Some of her primary roles were monitoring group homes, conducting investigations, and working with local law enforcement agencies. She co-authored a successful curriculum the trained statewide law enforcement agencies, Division Managers, and provider agencies. The training program included topics covering the basic understanding of developmental disabilities and mental illnesses, how to effectively identify and interact with disabled individuals, and identifying resources available to law enforcement professionals. She travels nationally facilitating this training.

Shane Maguire

Managing Member

Maguire Consulting LLC was cofounded by Shane Maguire. Shane has worked in the medical field for 14 years at several different hospitals in the Phoenix area. Shane holds degrees in Radiology Technology and Sonography. As a medical professional, Shane enjoys caring for individuals in need and understands patient care, individual’s rights and customer service.

Michael Thompson


Michael is retired from the Mesa Arizona Police Department after 21 years of service. He is currently a Commander with the Arizona State University Police Department and is currently assigned to the administration division. During his career in law enforcement he has worked in numerous assignments including patrol officer, violent crimes detective, jail sergeant, bike unit sergeant, community action team sergeant, advanced training sergeant and a school resource officer sergeant and is a CIT (Critical Incident Team) Officer. Michael has been working with the Arizona Department of Developmental Disabilities for over nine years and is currently working with Maguire Consulting LLC helping provider agencies deliver the best possible services to clients. He has lectured nationally and throughout the State of Arizona helping to bridge the gap between police and provider agencies. Michael brings a unique perspective to the table with his experience in police work as well as his understanding of the mental health system. Michael possesses a M.Ed. in Counseling and Human Relations, a M.A. in Administration and Leadership and a B.S. in Education from Northern Arizona University.

Jolene Van Riper


Jolene is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. Her nursing career spans over forty-five years of varied behavioral health nursing experience. Her experience includes staff and management positions in adult and adolescent psychiatry, chemical dependence, and out patient services in an urgent care setting. She has set up and launched adult psychiatry and drug treatment programs.


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