We are accepting applications from students who will begin 2nd Trimester in July.
Application Packet Due: Thursday, July, 21, 2016.
Letter of Recommendation Due: Thursday, July, 21, 2016.
Stop up in the Business Center for an application. Thank you.
Amanthi Mapalagama email: firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Uvini Amanthi Mapalagama and I'm from Colombo Sri Lanka. I obtained my undergraduate degree in Biology from Iowa State University. I strongly believe that chiropractic is a great approach to a healthy, fulfilling life. The Center for Business Development is a great resource to all Palmer students to become successful doctors and obtain knowledge to become full rounded physicians with great business skills. I'm grateful to serve as a business ambassador and share my knowledge and skills with other students to fulfill their educational needs.
Mariah Payne email: email@example.com
My name is Mariah Payne. I am from Lynwood Illinois. Chiropractic to me is a profession that focuses on natural healing with a main focus on prevention of sickness and disease by maintaining the neuro-musculoskeletal system. My passion is helping people get healthy and remain healthy which is why I chose chiropractic. The center of business development helps me gain experience with public relations as well as how to be a successful business professional as a chiropractor. After graduation,I plan on working near or close to my hometown in the south suburbs of Chicago, and ultimately opening my own practice focusing on family care.
Mary Beth Jacobson Cretney email: firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Mary Beth Jacobson Cretney and I am from Waukesha, WI. What drew me into chiropractic was the bond and hands-on relationship I will build with patients as both a proactive and reactive health care provider. The Palmer Center for Business Development has opened my eyes to new approaches for personal and professional success. As an ambassador I am able to help get my fellow classmates involved, preparing them for the business ventures they pursue. I am eager to get out in the field and use my skills as a Doctor of Chiropractic as well as a businesswoman and plan to open up a practice in rural Wisconsin.
Cassie Asmondy email: email@example.com
Hello, my name is Cassandra Asmondy and I am from Tomahawk, Wisconsin. I completed my bachelor degree in biology from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. I was drawn to chiropractic not only because of my frustration with traditional medicine but also because of chiropractic's natural, non-invasive way of helping people. Through our holistic approach, we can help people achieve their highest health potential. Working with the Palmer Center for Business Development will take me from the level of a skilled chiropractor to a well-rounded business professional. Upon graduation, I plan to start a general practice in northeast Wisconsin.
Allie DiSalvo email: firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Allison Di Salvo. I am from Lowell, Massachusetts and received my bachelor's of science degree from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. I was drawn to chiropractic because of its unique ability to help people of all ages, races, and sizes get healthy and, more importantly, stay healthy. Furthermore, it does so without adding anything foreign to the body. In order for me to be able to effectively utilize the clinical and technical skills I learn at Palmer to help patients, it is essential that I know how to run a successful business. For this reason I am thrilled to be a part of the Palmer Center for Business Development.
Andrew White email: email@example.com
Hello, my name is Andrew White and I am from Jackson, Michigan. My decision to enter the chiropractic field was greatly influenced from witnessing my mother benefitting from chiropractic care after a work related injury. My hope has always been to one day be able to help patients, like I witnessed through my mother years ago. Becoming a student business ambassador has truly been a highlight of my experience here at Palmer. It has helped me become more efficient at public speaking and has given me a greater understanding of what it will take to become a successful doctor, leader, and businessman.
Matt Hill email: firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Matt Hill and I am from Sierra Vista, Arizona. I received my bachelor's degree in Business Accounting and Management from Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois. My decision to attend Palmer and become a Chiropractor began 7 years after I started my career in business. Chiropractic had been such an instrumental part of my two children's upbringing and my family's life that I felt a strong calling to help other families and kids experience the same benefits my family did. I am very fortunate to be involved with the Palmer Center for Business Development. The resources, classes and experiences they offer will help me and my fellow students help an epic number of kids and families. After graduation I plan to open a family/pediatric practice in Arizona.
Alyssa Condomitti email: email@example.com
Alyssa hails from Cornwall, NY and obtained her undergraduate degree from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania where she majored in Pre-medical studies with a minor in Biochemistry. On top of being a Palmer Business center Ambassador, she plays, and holds an executive position on the Palmer women's rugby team and is a member of the Gonstead club. Alyssa decided to become an ambassador after realizing the importance of business education and leadership skills for later on in opening up her own practice. Her goal as an ambassador is for all students to utilize the business center to their advantage, with the end goal of strengthening the Palmer alumni reputation to the fullest.
Drew Flack email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I grew up in the small tourist town of Galena, Illinois, where I was active and lived a holistic and religious life. After graduating from high school, I departed for a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and upon my return I attended Brigham Young University. While in my undergraduate studies, I was married and had two children. My professional goal has always been one thing: "How can I provide the greatest service to mankind?" Thus I chose the career that made the biggest impact on quality of life. I plan to start a practice right after graduation in Heber City, Utah. The Business Center provides us with all the tools we need to be successful right away. It is just a matter of using them.
Amanda Lajoie email: email@example.com
My name is Amanda Lajoie. I am from Nashua, New Hampshire. I received my Bachelors in Biology from Fairfield University. I have dreamed about becoming a Chiropractor since I was little. Chiropractic is such an amazing profession; it's not simply a career, but a way of life. I feel extremely blessed to be here at Palmer and to be apart of the Center for Business Development. The Center for Business Development is an extremely valuable resource because it provides students with the skills that are necessary to succeed after graduation. I believe it is extremely important for the success of the Chiropractic profession as a whole that students receive a well-rounded education.
Danae Sunderman email: firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Danae Sunderman, and I'm from Fremont, Nebraska. I completed my Bachelor's Degree of Exercise Science at Nebraska Wesleyan University. I'm dedicating my life to chiropractic because I want to serve and love people in the best capacity that I possibly can. I care for people to their core, and I know that the power of chiropractic heals people in a way that drastically transforms lives. I want to give people hope and help them be in the best health possible so that they can live life to the fullest. Chiropractors should be passionate and have big dreams, but we also need to personally invest ourselves in a solid business education. I am excited to be a part of the Palmer Center for Business Development because they are dedicated to equipping every student with the tools necessary to operate a chiropractic office with excellence and confidence.
Missy Wessels email: email@example.com
My name is Missy Wessels and I am from Manchester, Iowa. I received my Bachelor's degree in Biology from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. The holistic approach and the determination to make a difference in people's lives is why I have chosen to be a Chiropractor. I am passionate and committed to showing others that through Chiropractic care, our bodies can heal, nourish and maintain itself in ways that provide long term benefit and overall health. I believe that the Palmer Center for Business Development will equip students to be strong and innovative practitioners in the Chiropractic field as well as develop into successful business professionals. I am incredibly fortunate and blessed to be a part of the Palmer Center for Business Development and the Ambassador Program.
D'Anthony Doss email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello, my name is D'Anthony Doss and I am from Eureka Illinois. I received my bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from Eureka College, Illinois. The word “excitement” would be an understatement on how I feel about attending Palmer College of Chiropractic. What brought me into the world of chiropractic was the idea of being able to serve others, to heal others, through the power of my hands. The Palmer Business Center for Development is a great on campus destination for those eager to learn, and be more exposed to the ins and outs of running a business. I'm very pleased to be on the ambassador team and look forward to spreading the knowledge I gain from this program to my fellow peers, and hopefully you!
Kalie Harrod email: email@example.com
Hello, My name is Kalie Harrod and I am from Louisville, Kentucky. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in English from the University of Louisville, in Louisville, Kentucky. I have been around Chiropractic my entire life. My Dad is a Chiropractor in Louisville and I cannot wait for the day when I finally get to practice with him. Chiropractic is not only my career path, but it also saved my quality of life. Without the treatment my dad gave me after a bad car accident, along with the treatment I received for a congenital back problem, I would not be the same person today. I have seen first hand how important the business side of a Chiropractic profession is and how vital the Business Center at Palmer can help me, along with the rest of the Palmer students, succeed after graduation. I am excited and very fortunate to be a part of the Palmer Center for Business Development that will help me gain knowledge that I can bring from this program to my peers!
Darin Toone email: firstname.lastname@example.org
My Name is Darin Toone and I am from Tremonton, UT. I graduated from Weber State University with a major in Microbiology. I chose to enter the field of chiropractic based on my desire to help others not only heal, but to do so in a natural way. Coming from a largely science background I found my confidence in the business aspect of practice to be lacking. The business center offers all of the tools and knowledge needed to become an efficient business owner. I therefore find myself very grateful to be involved as a business ambassador. With the education gained at Palmer and the business savvy developed from the business center, I willI feel confidant walking out of the doors of Palmer ready to take on the challenges of being a Chiropractor.
Felicia Devine email: email@example.com
My name is Felicia Devine and I am from Tucson, Arizona. I received my bachelor’s degree from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. I was drawn to chiropractic because of a personal injury and its all natural approach to healing. Knowledge in the business field is key to running a smooth and successful practice and the business center is geared towards helping current and former Palmer students in gaining those skills. I also play for and hold an executive position on the Palmer women’s rugby team.
Nichole Giesken email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I am from Ohio and excited to be at Palmer pursuing a second career. I worked in Human Resources for over 15 years. This role included Career Development consulting with the workforce to help examine if their job matched their skills, strengths, interests and values. A desire to apply my own strengths and values is what led me here. Chiropractic care has been a benefit in my life and I want to be part of sharing the gift of chiropractic with others. I’m grateful to have an opportunity as a Student Business Ambassador to collaborate with my peers in strengthening our business savvy so that our chiropractic skills can be effectively shared.
Chris Gouveia email: email@example.com
My name is Chris Gouveia and I am from Ottawa Canada. I received my undergraduate degree from the University of Guelph, majoring in Human Kinetics. After suffering several stubborn injuries playing competitive hockey I was referred to a chiropractor for treatment, which opened my eyes to chiropractic's different approach to health care. After several successful rehabilitation stints I knew that chiropractic was the profession for me. My long term goal is to open my own chiropractic rehabilitation practice in order to help athletes recover from their injuries and get back to their sport. The business centre has provided me with the tools and resources to complement my education at Palmer and will help me achieve my business goals. As an international student my goal is to help other international students like myself get involved in the business centre. I am excited to be a part of the Student Business Ambassador program and look forward to helping my peers realize their chiropractic business potential.
Logan Gill email: firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Logan Gill and I am from Wake Forest, North Carolina. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from High Point University in May of 2015. My decision to attend Palmer was strongly influenced by my chiropractor, a Palmer graduate. During my time here in Davenport, Palmer will undoubtedly provide the tools necessary to become an incredible heath care provider. The Center for Business Development will provide the tools necessary to successfully translate the science, philosophy, and art of chiropractic to those in need. Through skills learned in the Center for Business Development, you will feel confident in your ability to head out into the work force, and ultimately become the best and most successful doctor you can be. Our job as student ambassadors is to help you! Please feel free to contact me/us with any questions you may have!
The Port Orange campus is seeking quarter one students to apply for the Student Ambassador work study position beginning Fall164. If interested in becoming a Student Ambassador for the Center for Business Development, please visit the Career Development Center, Room 2143 to pick up an application or use the link below to download and print. Must be second quarter status by Fall2016 term. Applications Due: September 9.
Click here to download and print the Ambassador Application
Donnie LeBlanc - email@example.com
Donnie LeBlanc is from a
small town called Sussex Corner, in the eastern province of New Brunswick
Canada. He studied at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada from
2010-2014 where he received a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in
Biology. He has worked in the forestry industry for the last few summers with a
reforestation company. He came to Palmer Florida to continue his passion for
human physiology and patient care through the amazing world of Chiropractic. The Palmer Student Ambassador Program was a great opportunity to discover all of the tools and resources available through the Career Development Center, and he looks forward to helping other
Palmer students who came to Palmer,
like himself, with little business knowledge.
Jon Poss - firstname.lastname@example.org
Jon Poss was small town born and raised in DeLand, Florida.
He studied Business Marketing and Biology at Stetson University, rounding out
his undergraduate career with a study abroad in Innsbruck, Austria. Upon
graduation in 2011, Jon developed invaluable business and communication skills
through several corporate positions at top Fortune 500 companies including
Disney and Home Depot. With a passion for vitalistic health and wellness, Jon
was drawn to Chiropractic’s patient centered care model. The Palmer Student
Ambassador Program was naturally the perfect opportunity to further develop his
professional skill set within the healthcare industry.
Justin Willis - email@example.com
Justin Willis is a true Floridian, living most of his life between Miami and
the Daytona Beach area. He attended Daytona State College, where he received a
degree in Supervision and Management with a focus in Life Sciences.
Professionally, Justin has over a decade of management experience and he is the
owner of a mobile health and wellness business. He is a Massage Therapist,
Rehabilitation Fitness Specialist, Personal Trainer, Health Coach, and health
writer for a local newspaper. As a Student Ambassador, Justin is excited to use the knowledge he has attained
through his degree and experience of small business ownership to help his
fellow students understand the importance of using the Center for Business
Development's resources in order to bolster their own success in the