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NAME:  Jennifer Edwards      START DATE: May 18th, 2015

JOB TITLE: Admissions Data Coordinator

EDUCATION: Received her college degree at Illinois State University.

PREVIOUS EMPLOYER/TITLE: Real Estate Assistant at Katz Nowinski P.C.

INHABITANTS AT MY RESIDENCE: Christopher Edwards-Husband; Emily and Abigail-Children

FAVORITE BOOK: Anything that makes me laugh out loud.

FAVORITE FOOD: Mexican and Italian

IN MY SECOND LIFE, MY DREAM JOB WOULD BE: Peace Corp Volunteer

HOBBIES/INTERESTS: Watching children's activities, walking, going to the gym, being outdoors, vacationing, and spending time with family and friends.

NAME: Robert Geiger      START DATE: April 21st, 2015

JOB TITLE: Web Development

EDUCATION: Received his B.A. in web development at Full Sail University. 

PREVIOUS EMPLOYER/TITLE: Valley Sound Repair Technician

INHABITANTS AT MY RESIDENCE: Lauren-Wife; Olivia- 7 year old daughter; Anthony-5 year old son.

FAVORITE QUOTE/MOTTO: "Do your best, forget the rest." ~P90X

FAVORITE BOOK: Wild at Heart ~John Eldredge

FAVORITE FOOD: Pizza

IN MY SECOND LIFE, MY DREAM JOB WOULD BE: This one! :)

HOBBIES/INTERESTS: Music, billiards, and art.

NAME: Chris Beyer     START DATE:  March 31st, 2015

JOB TITLE: Director of Residential Life

EDUCATION: Received his B.A. in History from Drake University. Completed his M.S. in Historic Preservation from Eastern Michigan University. Obtained his M.A. in Higher Education and Student Affairs in EMV as well.

PREVIOUS EMPLOYER/TITLE: Assistant Director of Residence Life at Case Western Reserve University

INHABITANTS AT MY RESIDENCE: Carrie-Wife; Madelyn, Cameron, & Grayson-Children

FAVORITE BOOK:  Mere Christianity ~C.S. Lewis, American Caesar ~William Manchester, Whistling Vivaldi ~Claude Steele, The Harry Potter Series ~J.K. Rowling

FAVORITE FOOD: Shepherd's Pie

IMY SECOND LIFE, MY DREAM JOB WOULD BE: Carpenter

HOBBIES/INTERESTS: Racquetball, chess, and playing with my kids. 

NAME: Rita Schulte     START DATE: March 24th, 2015
 
JOB TITLE: Director of Individual Giving; WVIK

EDUCATION: Earned her B.A. in History and Philosophy from St. Francis. Obtained her MLIS from Dominican University and later received her MBA at the University of Illinois.

PREVIOUS EMPLOYER/TITLE: Director of Membership & Marketing for the University of Illinois

FAVORITE BOOK: Name of the Rose ~Umberto Eco

FAVORITE FOOD: Anything with chocolate.

IMY SECOND LIFE, MY DREAM JOB WOULD BE: Curator at an Art Museum

HOBBIES/INTERESTS: Baking, cooking, and winter hiking.

NAME: Yen Dao        START DATE: March 1st, 2015

JOB TITLE: Coordinator of Student Success

EDUCATION: Received her B.S. in Psychology and Speech Communication. Further obtained her M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Iowa State University.

PREVIOUS EMPLOYER/TITLE: Learning Skills Program Specialist at Black Hawk College

INHABITANTS AT MY RESIDENCE: Phillip-Son; Emily-Roommate 

FAVORITE QUOTE/MOTTO: "One day at a time"

FAVORITE BOOK: The Giver ~Lois Lowry

FAVORITE FOOD: Fruit

IN MY SECOND LIFE, MY DREAM JOB WOULD BE: Food critic or professional poker player.

HOBBIES/INTERESTS: Tennis, outdoors, games, and trying new foods.