Listee Features — Administration

Pauline Loewenhardt

PAULINE M. LOEWENHARDT

With more than 60 years of professional experience, Pauline M. Loewenhardt has excelled as the community nursing coordinator at James A. Haley Veterinary Hospital in Tampa, Florida, since 1992. Prior to her current role, she worked as the nurse manager of the spinal cord unit at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta from 1988 to 1992, having previously held the post of an instructor with the institution since 1987. Ms. Loewenhardt previously served as the executive director of the Visiting Nurse Association of Coastal Georgia from 1985 to 1987 and as the director of home care at Trinity Memorial Hospital from 1982 to 1985. From 1978 to 1982, Ms. Loewenhardt found success as an assistant professor in the division

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Phyllis Brighton

PHYLLIS M. BRIGHTON

An expert in health care administration, education, clinical nursing and long-term care, Phyllis M. Brighton, RN, MSHCSA, CLNC, is the daughter of a registered nurse mother and an orthopedic surgeon father. She began her professional career as the nursing manager in the specialty surgical units at Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver, eventually moving up the ranks to administrator of the hospital as well as Kremmling Memorial Hospital, now known as Middle Park Health. She then served as associate director of ambulatory and clinical services at AMI Rocky Mountain Healthcare Systems in Denver and vice president of the U.S. Nursing Corp. in Denver. Ms. Brighton retired as a nurse administrator in 2017. In addition to this tenure, she served in

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CHERYL D. TRAVIS-JOHNSON

An expert in financial services for wealth management mortgage-related services, Dr. Cheryl D. Travis-Johnson was inspired by her mother, who held leadership positions in the banking business. She held positions in college introducing her to the business as well. Dr. Travis-Johnson was eventually given a scholarship, which came with an opportunity to work in marketing, where she learned different parts of the business. She enjoyed the work and decided to pursue a career in the field upon graduation. Her career continued to take a natural progression from there. Since 2008, Dr. Travis-Johnson has co-chaired the CIFS section and served as chief operating officer of VRM Mortgage Services in Carrollton, Texas. She has also been the co-founder of the Council for

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Harriette Mogul

HARRIETTE ROSEN MOGUL

An expert on Syndrome W, a new model of hyperinsulinemia, hypertension and midlife weight gain in healthy women with normal glucose tolerance, Harriette Rosen Mogul, MD, became involved in her profession because her father was a physician and her great aunt on her father’s side was also a well-known female physician. On her mother’s side of the family, her first cousin was a well-known pathologist, who made some major discoveries. Dr. Mogul’s familial inspirations were her main influence in deciding to pursue medicine. After establishing her career in medicine, she completed a United States study of growth hormone treatment in adults with Prader Willi syndrome, a genetic multisystem disorder characterized during infancy by lethargy, diminished muscle tone (hypotonia), feeding difficulties

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MYRA B. WEIGER

An expert in English and speech therapy, Dr. Myra B. Weiger became involved in her profession because as a little girl, her parents were big on teaching her how to read and write. She would pretend to be a teacher with her dog, Gingy. In addition, her father, Jules J., was an educator in the family as an attorney. Her older sister also went to school to be a teacher. Dr. Weiger herself was considering being a musician, but even with that, she would inevitably seek out becoming a teacher. She always loved school, from kindergarten through college. Dr. Weiger began her professional career as an English teacher with the Irvington Board of Education in 1956, quickly joining Gary Public

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Judi Combs

JUDI COMBS

When Judi Combs’ father passed away, she began spending more time with her mother. Her mother would attend art classes that she would drive her to, and she became very interested and began creating art of her own. A friend of hers encouraged her to begin selling her work. Prior to that, she had not done art to make a living or sold any of her pieces. She was a stay-at-home mother and her husband was “the bread-winner.” Ms. Combs somewhat fell into a business through the encouragement of her friends. Fudgico Marchant was her late friend, who originally encouraged her to begin selling her art and eventually became the spark that caused her to begin her business. She feels

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TERRESA STALLWORTH

Always interested in psychiatry, Terresa Stallworth, MD, received a scholarship to study piano in New York. While in school, she became very homesick and had a discussion with her father about what she should do. Her father suggested medical school and it turned out to be the best decision for her. When she walked into medical school for her first class, it was almost as if a voice in her head told her “This is where you belong.” Dr. Stallworth began her professional career as an intern at the University of Tennessee Memorial Hospital and Research Center in 1963, completing this position in one year before completing two residencies in neurology at the City of Memphis Hospital from 1964 to

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Donna Pitman

DONNA PITMAN

An expert on mental health and counseling, Donna Pitman worked in housing and recalls helping a young woman at the time. The woman was recommended to work at a higher level, and it was that experience that inspired her to move forward in her own career. She served as a counselor for children with behavioral disorders in the State of Georgia, as well as the superintendent of the Diversion Center at the Georgia Department of Corrections in Rome and a teacher of deaf adults throughout the state. The center served as an alternative for housing probationers while they held gainful employment in the community for the purpose of paying restitution, fines, fees and other court ordered monies. In addition to

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SUSAN NELIS MOYLAN

Accruing 25 years of professional experience to her credit, Susan Nelis Moylan directed the Business and Industry Center at Elgin Community College in Illinois from 1979 until her retirement in 2004. In addition to this tenure, she has served on the Gail Borden Library Board, as well as served the Gail Borden Library Foundation and the Pads of Elgin. At Ms. Moylan’s direction, the college bought a set of 12 laptops back in the 80s, and could take those computers out to a company and set them up in a boardroom to train people, which was innovative at the time. They also worked with communities and developed a program on zoning at least twice a year, where she taught them

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SHARON D. SHERWOOD

Growing up in Colorado, Sharon D. Sherwood has always loved the outdoors and wanted to work outdoors. However, at that time, a woman’s profession was destined to be either a teacher, librarian or nurse. She has had many highlights throughout her career, but to realize her dream of becoming a park forester and being able to make it come true was a major highlight. Ms. Sherwood began her professional career as an instructor at Griffin Business College in Bellevue, Washington, in 1987, remaining in this position before becoming an accountant at Mended Hearts #143 in Redmond, Washington, from 1987 to 1989 and marketing intern at the American Red Cross in Seattle in 1989. During this time, she was the site

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