Untapped Talent

The Autism Community needs jobs, but few companies are equipped to hire and work with this growing (1 million+), able, and incredibly dedicated workforce.

“The program at Hart Schaffner Marx has extended the boundaries of neurodiversity employment. The approaches and techniques developed by David Geslak and his team have the potential to positively impact a much larger and broader population of neurodiverse individuals. In this work lies the possibility of moving from thousands to millions of neurodiverse employees.

robert d. austin
Professor, Ivey Business School
Co-author of “Neurodiversity at a Competitive Advantage”
(Harvard Business Review, 2017)

Autism Ready Business

Higher Engagement. Lower Turnover.

Workplace Alignment

Analyze job activity to properly place individuals.

Modifying job applications and new hire documents.

Create an autism ready environment.

Staff Enlightenment

Custom “Autism Ready” guide.

Autism job training program.

Employee on-boarding.

The Exercise Connection

Using exercise’s benefits to increase focus.

Custom programs for each job.

iPad and printed exercise guide.

Connect with the Community

Find support agencies to get motivated prospects.

Build community relationships.

Expected and Unexpected Benefits

Lower turnover in repetitive jobs.

Socially responsible branding.

Higher awareness and improvement of business processes.

Meaningful and rewarding team-building.

Mock Interviews

Real World Interview Experience.

Reaching the Community.

On-boarding HR Departments.


Hart Schaffner Marx
Jordan's Story
Jordan is a Swatch Specialist. When customers request suit styles, Jordan enters the request into a database, packages the order, and ships it to customers all over the world.
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Marice's Story
Marice is an Expediter and the final person of the six person team to process information of a custom suit order. After she enters all the data, she brings the order to Production and the suit is made.
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Max's Story
Max is a videographer and has created video-models to help his peers with autism understand and successfully complete their daily job tasks.
Mariano's Fresh Market
Anthony's Story
Anthony is the last part of the customer service experience. He greets everyone with a smile, bagged their groceries and even helped customers to the car.
Exercise Connection
Rachel's Story
At first Rachel didn't want to exercise but in quickly she recognized the benefits. Rachel has now spoken across the US about the benefits of exercise to the autism community and shares her personal journey with autism.
Exercise Connection
Noel's Story
Noel builds Visual Exercise System’s that help professionals teach exercise to individuals with autism. Noel, who is non-verbal, follows a visual schedule to successfully complete each System.
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Jeff's Story
Jeff is an I.T. Specialist. Jeff is responsible for software and hardware audits, as well as, daily issues that may occur to software equipment.
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Andy's Story
Andy is a Stock Associate. Andy works in the Distribution Center with a team of seven. He prepares boxes that has expedited the shipping process and also packages the Made-to-Measure garments for HSM.
Hart Schaffner Marx
Erron's Story
Erron is a Cycle Counter in the Distribution Center (DC). His attention to detail and organizational strengths has helped the DC reduce their inventory days from three to one.

Using Exercise to Enhance Focus

Exercise Connection

In addition to the health-related benefits, exercise is to increase on-task behavior, reduce stress and calm any undesired behaviors for individuals with autism. To achieve these benefits and have individuals have greater success at their job we make exercise a part of their daily job routine.

Meet The Staff

David Geslak

David Geslak, BS, ACSM EP-C, CSCS

Founder and President

David pioneered exercise for the autism community. As his students entered adulthood, he recognized their critical need for meaningful employment. David expanded his mission to provide the training and resources needed to create successful employment for both individuals and companies.

Amy Willer

Amy Willer, M.Ed

Director of Recruitment

Amy is a former special education teacher who developed autism work training programs for a non-for-profit that was building a company to only employ individuals with autism. She is excited to bring her expertise and passion to a wide-range of companies looking to improve their workforce.

Working With

Hart Schaffner Marx
Oliver Wyman
Ivey Business School
University of Wisconsin
University of Illinois

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Contact Us

1871 N. Clybourn Ave. Suite 205
Chicago, IL 60614


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