Accounts Payable Manager
Where did you grow up?
Pensacola, FL since age 3.
Where did you move from?
Cocoa Beach, FL – my dad was USAF and was transferred to Eglin AFB.
What made you want to or how did you come to be in this career field?
First took Accounting and Business classes while in high school. I enjoyed working with numbers and the logic of Accounting Principles. Since I had an aptitude for it, I continued with the curriculum and also joined Future Business Leaders of America. Received academic scholarships to further my business related education.
What about your line of work do you find most rewarding and why?
I find that the work I do helps keep a practice running smoothly, so the physicians can focus on their main goal of patient care. Working with all the financial aspects of a growing/expanding medical group keeps things challenging and exciting.
What do you find most encouraging about the work you do?
Knowing that I work for truly caring physicians who are helping people deal with debilitating pain issues to give them a better quality of life inspires a loyalty to them. This makes me want to always put forth my best effort.
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
I enjoy gardening and walking on the beach collecting shells.
Do you have children? If yes, how many?
Yes - 2 daughters, 14 years apart.
Do you volunteer? If yes, where?
Yes – Potential Church, Kids Ministry.
Where did you go to school(s)?
University of West Florida – graduated 1982.
What degree(s) to you hold?
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting – received degree Cum Laude.