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2010 - Present

Classroom Teacher

Public and Private Schools

Chicagoland area

Positions held

  • Middle school math teacher

  • Intermediate classroom teacher

  • Principal

Currently at St. Isidore School Catholic School

1997 - 2010

FTD, Inc.

Downers Grove, Illinois

Part of the senior management team that sold the company to United Online in 2008.

Directed the day-to-day operations of FTD’s business-to-business divisions, including Member Services and Mercury Technology

(I was gone well before FTD went bankrupt in 2019. If it's all about people, then I'll let you do the math on that one.)

Positions held

  • Executive Vice President, Florist Operations

        December 2006 - January 2010


  • Executive Vice President, Mercury Technology

         October 2003 - December 2006

  • Vice President, Human Resources

         July 1998 - October 2003

  • Director, Taxes

         March 1997 - July 1998

1989 - 1997


Public Accounting Firms

Led tax and audit engagements for privately held companies and individuals.

Chicagoland area


2005 - 2010

DePaul University

Masters, Education

Illinois Initial Elementary Certificate (Type 03)


  • Self Contained General Education (K-9)

  • Mathematics

  • Social Sciences

  • Business Marketing

  • Business Management

1985 - 1989

DePaul University

Certified Public Accountant (Illinois)

Bachelors Commerce, Accountancy

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