Wendy is currently the Executive Director of Business Affairs and Development for the Minimally Invasive Vascular Centers where she has helped developed a progressive new business model for outpatient surgical centers.

In addition, she is a Member of the Board of Directors at Cornhusker Capital, a Chicago based, middle market Investment Banking Firm and a member of the Board of Advisors for the DRW Industrial, a Chicago based Construction and Engineering Firm.

Wendy began her career with Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) and also owns a Business Consulting firm called The John Edward Group. As a Business Consultant and Project Leader, she has trained thousands of entrepreneurs and emerging leaders and managed over $200 million in Projects. She has served as Crisis Manager for many Corporations, Executives and Celebrities. Her list of clients include the Department of Treasury, Office of Financial Stability (Obama Administration TARP Fund), Berkshire Hathaway, CNA Insurance, AIG Insurance, Citizens Water Resources, The City of Chicago, Cook County Hospital, Atlantic Records and numerous National Celebrities and Corporate Executives.

Wendy is an Effective Leader with exemplary management, organizational and strategic thinking skills and a proven record of accomplishments in initiating and managing change, project management, process improvements, thought leadership, contract negotiations, financial reporting, auditing and internal control analysis and review. Her motto is that “Old Business Models No Longer Work.” She has a demonstrated ability to implement decisions and achieve corporate goals.

Wendy holds a dual degree, BBA in Finance and Accounting from Iowa State University and numerous business certifications and accomplishments in the areas of Finance, Accounting and Business. She is also a Certified Emotional Intelligence Coach and Trainer and serves as Co-Chair of the DC Chapter of the Save a Limb, Save a Life Foundation (SAL SAL) and is a member of National Association of Professional Women (NAPW), National Association of Certified Healthcare Business Consultants (NSCHBC), National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants (NAHAC) and the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).


  • Global Thought Leader
  • Business Strategist
  • Crisis Manager
  • Business Developer
  • Authenticity Coach ™
  • Brand Developer
  • Business Model Designer


Wendy is an excellent project manager with a strong work ethic. Her ability to manage people is as good as I have seen in our industry.

- Brian Schnieder

Wendy is an excellant addition to our Board of Directors at Cornhusker Capital. She is a very keen business person that has helped our firm...

- Reginald E. McGaugh