Leaders in the Industry Series Turns to Health Care

Leaders in the Industry January 2023
Photographed (from left-to-right): Debbie George-Fort, Dr. Sheila Jacobs and Kristi Terry.

Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus continued its 2022-23 Leaders in the Industry series on Thursday, Jan. 19, with a session focusing on the health care industry.

Debbie George-Fort and Kristi Terry served as guest speakers.

George-Fort has worked in long-term care for 40 years. A graduate of Arkansas Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree, George-Fort is licensed as a long-term care administrator in Arkansas and Oklahoma. She has been the administrator at Alma Nursing and Rehabilitation for the past 10 years after previously working for Beverly Enterprises and Pinnacle Healthcare.

Terry is the adminstrator at Ashton Place Health and Rehabilitation in Barling. She graduated from the University of Arkansas and began her long-term care career with Beverly Enterprises in 1996. Terry transitioned to Reliance Healthcare in 2008.

“ATU-Ozark Campus is proud to sponsor the Leaders in the Industry series for our faculty and students,” said Dr. Sheila Jacobs, ATU-Ozark chief academic officer. “This event supports the campus mission of working collaboratively with community partners to enrich the education of our students while preparing them for success in the workforce. We express our sincere gratitude to our speakers and participants.”

Learn more about ATU-Ozark Campus at www.atu.edu/ozark.