Background

Pamela D. Wilson

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY 

Eleven years experience as a business owner in the health care industry serving older and chronically ill adults as a direct provider of home care services and currently supporting individuals and businesses navigating the health care system. Prior to this, twenty years experience in positions of increasing responsibility managing business segments in a variety of marketing, sales and support positions for consumer product and health care companies.

  • President/Owner, The Care Navigator., Golden, CO  8/06 – Present
  • Broadcast Host of “The Caring Generation”, 630 KHOW-AM radio Denver 5/09 – 12/11
  • President/Owner, In Home and Family Services, Inc. Golden, CO, 6/00 – 8/07
  • Older Adult Caregiver Workshop Presenter – 2004
  • University of Phoenix, Part Time Instructor, 01/03- 12/05
  • Red Cross Certified Instructor in CPR, First Aid, AED, Safety & PDT, 2002-2005
  • Regional Director of Marketing, Bestfoods/Unilever, Denver, CO, 10/98 – 1/01
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Omaha, Securities Clerk 1/80-2/82
  • Director of Marketing, Bestfoods, Montebello, CA, 3/98 to 10/98
  • Marketing Manager, CPC/Bestfoods Baking Division, Montebello, CA, 10/96 – 2/98
  • Director of Marketing Memorex, N-TK Inc, Cerritos, CA, 6/95 – 9/96
  • Product Manager Memorex, Memtek Products, Santa Fe Springs, CA, 5/94 – 5/95
  • Product Manager, Dentsply Implant Division, Encino, CA, 2/93 – 4/94
  • Associate Product Manager, Con Agra Inc., FF., Omaha, NE, 2/91 – 7/92
  • Advertising & Sales Promo Manager – ConAgra, Inc. PP., Omaha, NE, 9/87 – 2/91
  • Advertising Manager, Warren Distribution, Omaha, NE, 9/84 – 9/87
  • KETV Television, Sales/Administrative Assistant, 2/83 – 9/84
  • Nebraska Psychiatric Institute, Research Secretary, 2/82 – 2/83

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATES

  • Certified Guardian, National Guardianship Association, October 2010, 2012
  • State of Colorado Long Term Care Insurance License, February 2008, 2011
  • CSA, Society of Senior Advisors, Certification, December 2007 to present
  • National Family Caregiver Association Workshop Leader Certificate – 2003
  • Alzheimer’s Learning Institute, Dementia Care Certificate – 2002
  • Homecare PCP & Homemaking Certificate, Senior Resource Center – 2002
  • University of Denver, Gerontology: Social Services in Aging Certificate – 2001
  • Colorado State University, MS Management – 1999
  • Daniel Freeman Hospital Caring Connection Older Adult Care Certificate – 1998
  • University of Nebraska, BS/BA, 1990
  • Metropolitan State Community College, Omaha, Nebraska AA 1982
  • Daniel Gross High School, Omaha, Nebraska, Diploma 1979 

HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Community Healthcare Ethics Committee Chairperson, Since April 2012
  • Colorado Assisted Living Association, Since 2010
  • National Guardianship Association, Since 2009
  • BNI (Business Networking International) Member 2008-2009
  • Colorado Bar Association, Elderlaw Section Member, Since 2008
  • National Patient Advocate Foundation, Colorado State Policy Liaison, 2008-2010
  • Alliance of Professional Women, Since 2006
  • National Case Management Society of America Member – Since 2004, Board of Directors Local Chapter 2005, 2007, 2008
  • National Gerontological Nurses Association – Since 2005
  • Gerontological Society of America, Since 2005
  • American Geriatrics Society, Since 2005
  • Monthly Columnist “Caregiving” Senior’s 50+ Marketplace News Jefferson County Edition – Since 2003
  • Jefferson County Council on Aging, Board of Directors – 2000-2007
  • Denver Regional Council of Governments Local Arrangements Committee Chairperson for American Society on Aging & National Council on Aging 2002
  • Colorado Women’s Forum in Health Administration – Board of Directors Denver, CO 2002
  • Older Women’s League – Vice President, Board of Directors, Denver, CO  2002
  • Member Denver/Boulder Better Business Bureau – 2001-2007
  • Member West Chamber of Commerce, Golden Chamber, Denver Chamber 2001-2007
  • Home Care Management Board of Directors, Denver, CO 1999-2000
  • Caring Connection Older Adult Outreach, Marina del Rey, CA 1998-1999
  • Community Alliance, Outreach Developmentally Disabled Adults, Omaha, NE 1991-1992

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