Jody Thompson has served a total of 9 years with the army national guard from 1996-2005, with combat experience during Operation Iraqi Freedom as a combat engineer platoon leader. He has a bachelor’s degree in medical technology and a masters of science in clinical practice management. He has served in several leadership positions over the span of his 17 year healthcare career. He is currently transitioning from a Director of Laboratory Services role with University of Missouri Health Care in Columbia, MO to a Director of Laboratory Services role with The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. Jody is also a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach and has recently become an associate coach with WeAlign.