Jean came to Bluffton Self Help in May 2018 after working as a CPA for 13 years and as an educator for 24 years. A life-long learner, Jean earned an undergraduate degree in accounting and a doctorate in Educational Leadership. She is a National Board Certified Teacher and served as an elementary principal in the Chicago suburbs. She and her husband retired to Bluffton in 2017. Having worked in schools with high levels of at-risk students, Jean is happy to be serving the families of Bluffton. Working part-time at BSH allows Jean to pursue her interests in crafts, physical activities, and enjoying time with family.