Work History

Work experience

Business/Computer Education Teacher

Aug 2007 - Present
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.

Manager, Carle Therapy Services

Nov 2004 - Aug 2007
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.

Occupational Therapist

Oct 2001 - Nov 2004
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 1997 - Present
Turner PRN Occupational Therapy Services

Provide occupational therapy services to skilled nursing facilities. 

Real Estate Rental Business

Jun 1993 - Present
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.

Property Casualty Underwriter

Aug 1991 - Aug 1992
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.

Territory Manager

Aug 1989 - Aug 1991
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. 



M.S. Educational Administration

Jan 2010 - May 2014
Eastern Illinois University

Type 75

Secondary Education Teacher Certification

Jun 2007 - May 2008
Eastern Illinois University

Secondary Education Teaching, 6-12 grades

M.S. Occupational Therapy

Aug 1993 - Sep 1995
University of Indianapolis

Certification in Occupational Therapy

B.A. Communications

Aug 1985 - May 1989
University of Illinois

Theory and practice of persuasive communication