Capella University:
MS, Psychology: Industrial/Organizational, focusing on Neuroscience and Leadership; graduated with Highest Distinction; Master’s Thesis Topic:  How the leadership styles of senior leaders impact quality patient care (September 2014)

Webster University:
MBA (March 1999)


  • ACPEC (Accredited & Certified Personal & Executive Coach); College of Executive Coaching, Arroyo Grande, CA (February 2014)
  • Applied Neuroscience Certificate, Neuroscience School, Montreal, Canada (January 2021)
  • BCC (Board Certified Executive Coach); Center for Credentialing & Education, Inc., Greensboro, NC (August 2014)
  • Crucial Conversations (training course); Vital Smarts, Provo, UT (June 2009)
  • FACHE (Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives); American College of Healthcare Executives, Chicago, IL (June 2014)


  • American College of Healthcare Executives (2013 to Present)
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association (1990 to 2020)
  • International Coach Federation (2013 to Present)
  • Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychologists (2006 to 2020)
  • Women Leading Healthcare (2019 to Present)