Work Relevant History:


Manager - Baby Mattress Covers, LLC, 2013-present

Webmaster - Baby Mattress Covers, LLC, 2004-present

Chemistry Tutor - Knoll Hill Mountain, LLC - Tutoring, 2014-2017

Science Tutor - Lake Michigan College, 2011-2014

Writing Assistant - Great Lakes Eye Care, 2010-2011

Enumerator - US Census Bureau, 2010

Adjunct Instructor in Chemistry - Lake Michigan College, 2009

Graduate Assistant - Chemistry Department - Western Michigan University, 2006

Senior Chemist - Great Lakes Scientific, Inc. - Stevensville, Michigan, 1998-2005

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - MedRehab - South Bend, Indiana, 1991-1994


Western Michigan University - Masters - Chemistry - with highest honors, 2005-2008

Grand Rapids Community College - Associates in Applied Arts and Sciences - Occupational Therapy Assisting, 1987-1990

Hope College - Bachelor of Arts - German and Chemistry - cum laude, 1976-1980


Masters Thesis:
N-(Deoxyadenosine-8-yl)-4-Aminobiphenyl Adduct Formation in vitro on TP53 exon7 Genome: Quantization by LC-ESI-MS/MS, 2008

HPLC Protocols:
Written 35 Protocols, 20 of which were personally perfected or established - Great Lakes Scientific, Inc., 2002-2005


American Chemical Society - Innovative Project Grant - St. Joseph Valley Section - Liquid Nitrogen 'States of Matter' Presentation, 2009

Western Michigan University Graduate Student Research Fund Competitive Grant, 2007

Professional Societies:

American Chemical Society, 1999-present - Chemical Education Division, 2015-present - Analytical Chemistry Division, 2000-2015

The National Tutoring Association, 2014-present - Certified Advanced Level Tutor, 2016-present

American Scientific Affiliation, 2007-2016


The National Scholars Honor Society, 2008-present

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, 2008-present


Tutor - Afterschool Rocks! - Berrien Springs High School, 2015-present