I earned a Master's of Divinity degree and a Bachelor's degree in General Studies with Minors in Adult Education and Judaic Education. I had extensive coursework in History, as well and spent over twenty years in retail management.
Out of the Box: Communication Building for Kids, Educator, entertainer
2015 - Present
Part-time, self employed endeavor whereas I educate young children on conflict resolution, character building and communication building employing entertainment skills to pique the children's interest.
Southwest Network, Parent Partner Supervisor
2009 - 2015
Interviewed, hired, trained and managed a department of Peer Support
Partners for a large AZ Behavioral Health agency
Prepared weekly reports for Medicaid funding
Referred clients to area resources to meet basic needs
Created forms used to streamline day to day processes
Met as needed with AZ Department of Behavioral Health Services, the
Division of Child Support Enforcement and other stakeholders.
Avila Retail Development, Warehouse Manager
2005 - 2008
Managed a department of warehouse workers responsible for keeping eleven
stores stocked in the nation’s fourth largest airport
Interviewed, hired, and trained new employees
United Methodist Church, Pastor
1991 - 2004
Prepared and delivered weekly sermons to multiple churches each week
Taught Bible Study to elementary youth, teens and adults
Essential member of each church’s Administrative Council
Organized and led mission trips, fund raisers and community outreach
Visited homes, jails, hospitals and hospice facilities to minister to diverse
members of the community
Member of a multi-denominational group of pastors who met weekly to
discuss community issues.