Graduate of Northern Illinois University with a BS in Accounting and a Certified Public Accountant. Worked for Advocate Physician Partners for 32 years and was the Director of Finance at the time of resignation. Have over 40 years of accounting work experience mostly in the Healthcare Industry. Raised five sons with my husband on the Northwest side of Chicago where we have both resided for over 60 years. Proud grandmother of three. My hobbies include boating and woodworking.