Employment Experience

Optiv Security

Overland Park, KS (June 2015 – Present)

Business Intelligence Analyst

Facilitate and drive the process of turning data, and any existing reporting, into actionable intelligence for business decision making. Create BI Dashboards using Microsoft Excel. Help business units tell the story of their success. Project Leader for an initiative to select the next BI Solution for the company to replace current Excel-based processes, which involved assembling a team of experts to serve as the selection committee, drafting requirements documentation, vendor demonstration scorecards, making initial contact with vendors to present our business case, and coordinating demonstrations with vendors.


Cerner Corporation

Kansas City, MO (January 2011 – June 2015)

Solution Architect for Physician Quality Reporting Team

Serve as primary consulting contact for clients for Eligible Provider clinical quality measure reporting for Meaningful Use and Physician Quality Reporting System programs. Consult with clients on measure selection, identify documentation and work-flow gaps, and consult solutions for closing gaps. Set up domains to gather data from disparate sources of documentation to generate reports. Troubleshoot
potential issues with reports. Analyze client report data to provide recommendations for improved report outcomes.  Assist client with submitting data to applicable government institutions.

Sr. Analyst for Application Managed Services

Member of the Order Management Team. Served as primary contact with clients for solution troubleshooting and consultation. Provider of in-depth solution functionality, consulting in design, build, and troubleshooting of software solutions. Coordinator of team efforts on client events. Provider of development coaching for other associates in the Order Management solution. Developer of a system for estimating incoming service request volume on an annual basis using Excel regression analysis.

LEAN Process-Improvement Project Champion – Represented the AMS Order Management Team for an organization-wide initiative.  Responsible for diagramming and standardizing process flows, reducing wasted time, increasing efficiency, and building a team culture of stopping to fix problems and getting quality right the first time.


SignalPoint Asset Management

Springfield, MO (2009 – 2010)

Research and CIO Support Intern

SignalPoint Asset Management is a third-party money manager specializing in tactical Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) portfolios for high net worth individuals.  (www.signalpointinvest.com)

Responsible for creating and maintaining a database of business contacts; monitoring and reporting portfolio performance; preparing presentation materials; maintaining website content; creating fact sheets on various investment strategies to be used in marketing and advisor recruitment; and solving technology-related problems.


MBA Office at Drury University

Springfield, MO (2009-2010)

Graduate Assistant

Responsible for maintaining records of current, graduated, and prospective students; researching ways to improve the Drury University MBA Program; assisting with the marketing of the Drury MBA Program; and coordinating logistics for the Drury MBA Program trip to China in Summer 2010.




Masters in Business Administration, 2010

  • Emphasis in Entrepreneurship
  • Drury University Breech School of Business, Springfield, MO (AACSB Accredited)
  • GPA:  3.91
  • International Study Abroad Experience:  Beijing, China (Summer 2010)


Bachelor of Business Administration, 2009

  • Emphasis in Finance and Management, Summa Cum Laude
  • Drury University Breech School of Business, Springfield, MO (AACSB Accredited)
  • GPA:  3.93
  • Minor in Spanish and Global Studies
  • International Study Abroad Experience:  Costa Rica (Winter 2008)



Leadership Experience / Community Involvement

Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University

Class Facilitator, Kansas City, MO (2011-2012)

Responsible for facilitating a nine-week video training series with lessons on budgeting, saving, investing, cash flow planning, credit, retirement preparation, and giving.

Drury University Graduate Student Advisory Board


Responsible for representing the interests of the students in the Drury MBA Program and helping to address their concerns


Drury University Students in Free Enterprise


Team Member:  Communicated and interacted with various business leaders/professionals and entrepreneurs in the local community and throughout the country to promote business and economic activity. Team Members are nominated by faculty members and then go through a competitive two-part interview process to join the team.

Script Team:  co-author of the presentation script for the Regional Competition and National Competition

Net Value Added Model Team:  co-developer of the team’s project evaluation metric using Microsoft Excel, which compares the costs and benefits of our projects to the communities they serve

Project Leader:  organized, managed, and lead a team of 3-10 members in the completion of SIFE projects