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Work History

Aug 2007Present

Business/Computer Education Teacher

Monticello High School

Instruction and development of the Business and Computer Technology curriculum. Vocational Director for all CTE programs which includes administration of CTEI funds and programs. Participation in school improvement committees: DLT, BLT, Technology, ALICE. Monticello Credit Union Board Member.

Nov 2004Aug 2007

Manager, Carle Therapy Services

Carle Hospital - Carle Therapy Services

Supervising, planning, directing and controlling all functions related to the operations and personnel management at Carle Therapy Services and Poolside Health and Wellness. Overseeing an operating budget of over 1.2M dollars.

Oct 2001Nov 2004

Occupational Therapist

Carle Hospital - Carle Therapy Services

Providing outpatient and inpatient occupational therapy services to patients that are physician referred to Carle Therapy Services. Management of outpatient caseload, including collaboration with therapy assistants to ensure consistency in clinical care. Maintaining responsibility for productivity expectations.

Mar 1997Present

Contractor/Consulting

Turner PRN Occupational Therapy Services

Provide occupational therapy services to skilled nursing facilities. 

Jun 1993Present

Real Estate Rental Business

Turner Property Group

Startup of a residential real estate business. Developed and presented a marketing plan with legal infrastructure to banks and private investors. Successfully fostered business growth from ground up to ownership of 1.4M in residential rental property.

Aug 1991Aug 1992

Property Casualty Underwriter

Country Insurance

Assisted insurance sales agents in a 9 county territory in identifying profitable clients with long-term potential. Presenting risk assessment in-services to insurance agencies in my assigned territory.

Aug 1989Aug 1991

Territory Manager

Whitehall Laboratories

Start up of a residential real estate rental business. Developed and presented a marketing plan with legal infrastructure to banks and private investors. 

Education

Jan 2010May 2014

M.S. Educational Administration

Eastern Illinois University

Type 75

Jun 2007May 2008

Secondary Education Teacher Certification

Eastern Illinois University

Secondary Education Teaching, 6-12 grades

Aug 1993Sep 1995

M.S. Occupational Therapy

University of Indianapolis

Certification in Occupational Therapy

Aug 1985May 1989

B.A. Communications

University of Illinois

Theory and practice of persuasive communication