Chief Executive Officer
Insatiable human, jigsaw puzzler, and rolling stone
"The combination of being virtual, plus our unique culture, allows us all to be completely present at both home and work. We accomplish amazing things daily as a team, attend our kids' sporting events, and even have team members traveling the globe without missing a beat."
Chief Operations Officer
Incurable workaholic, tennis fanatic, and knitting queen
"The level of innovation, creativity, and excellence that this team demonstrates on a daily basis is nothing short of amazing. I'm so excited to see what the future holds for Continued and professional development education—there truly are no limits."
Chief Technology Officer
Lifelong learner, technology geek, lover of vintage 4x4s
“I am a firm believer in lifelong learning. It makes me proud to be part of a company with such a strong foundation in online learning, and we are growing to even greater heights.”
Chief Marketing Officer
Avid baker, working mom, and crafty DIY’er
“I think it's easy for companies to talk about having a strong culture, but very few really accomplish it. Our core values are the backbone of every decision we make and every interaction we have. Plus, everyone here is on their witty banter A-game, which makes the work fun!”
Nature lover, fiercely loyal, and needs honesty in all things
“It’s quite something to be part of a group of people who share the same passion and live the work-hard, play-hard lifestyle.”
General Counsel, Legal
Family obsessed, lover of Mexican food, and persevering spirit
“The best thing about being a part of a virtual company is the autonomy you have to do your job while still feeling like you are making a valued contribution to the team. Oh, and working in yoga pants instead of dress pants!”
World traveler, entrepreneur, and eternal optimist
“We are a group of talented, passionate people who truly love what we do. We strive to stay at the leading edge of innovation to give our customers that best learning experience possible. I am always inspired by the compassion and creativity that our team displays each and every day.”
Arts aficionado, restless creative, and incurable jetsetter
“We set out to build a community that would share not only the responsibilities of the job requirements but would also work together to support and encourage each other to be their personal best. When we work together in a symbiotic manner, we can accomplish so much more. Everyone in the community must show up genuinely committed and willing to give their all. I have been amazed on so many levels at what can be accomplished when you start with a foundation of kindness and respect for each other.”
Director, Human Resources
World traveler, Pilates devotee, and margarita connoisseur
"The people I get to work and interact with every day are warm, funny, dedicated, and smart. In my whole career, I have never experienced anything like it and didn't even know a place like this existed!"
Leigha Jansen, EdD
Director, Educational Technology
Marathon runner, chocolate ice cream connoisseur, and eternal optimist
"Business, technology, and communication continue to evolve at a rapid pace, making learning a requirement to remain relevant in the workplace. Online continuing education makes learning accessible for nearly everyone."
Joanne Slater, AuD, CCC-A
Director of CE Administration
Board game enthusiast, avid reader, and foodie
"Based on the virtual nature of our platform, our reach is broad, so our impact can be substantial. My team members are experts on the national and, in some instances international, landscape for continuing education for multiple professions."
Carolyn Smaka, AuD
Editor in Chief
Star gazer, caffeine powered, and grammar-loving yogi
"The most fulfilling thing about my work is hearing members' stories about how having access to online continuing education was life changing, enabling them to ... get up to speed when starting a new job ... or take time away from their career to care for a loved one and hop back into the workforce with ease."
Amy J. Hansen, MA, CCC-SLP
Managing Editor, Speech Pathology
Coffee addict, nature enthusiast, and dessert lover
"Professional development is so important for clinicians to stay current on best practices so that we are providing quality care to our patients and clients. Professional development also helps clinicians to stay engaged and excited about the field."
Calista Kelly, PT, DPT, ACEEAA, Cert. MDT
Managing Editor, Physical Therapy
Avid concert goer, country music aficionado, and shopaholic
"I can honestly say I have never had a job where I can say, I love to come to work every morning, before working for Continued. We have a great team that believes in not only teamwork but in our product and mission. Our editorial team is staffed by therapists who understand the needs of our members since they are professionals themselves."
Fawn Carson, OTD, OTR/L, ATP
Managing Editor, Occupational Therapy
Travel enthusiast, Jane Austen fan, and incurable romantic
"I often hear, 'I will be able to use what I learned today in the clinic tomorrow.' Quality, online learning can enhance clinicians' treatment in a timely, efficient manner."
Jessica Lewis, MEd, ECSE
Managing Editor, Early Childhood Education
Mystery reader, snow globe collector, and Natural State (Arkansas) dweller
"It's important for educators to be their best when teaching young children and working with their parents. By continuing your education, you do that and show how committed you are to your profession, the children, and the families."
Christy Huynh, AuD
Managing Editor, Audiology
Movie fan, organization geek, and collector of all things hippo
"The idea that I am contributing to something much bigger than my own career or project humbles me each time I sit down at my desk. To think that in our own way we are shaping our profession and constituents by raising the caliber of continuing education we set forth for our members. In this way, professionals are equipped with the best tools to provide the highest standard of care."
Katrinna Matthews, DSW, MEd, LAPSW
Managing Editor, Social Work
Coffee addict, incurable shopaholic, and burgeoning jetsetter
"With continued, I have the opportunity to be part of developing meaningful, transformative learning experiences. Our online courses make education accessible and equip social work professionals with information they can implement in practice. Lifelong learning is important because knowledge is power!"
Farzana Chowdhury, MS, CCC-SLP, BSRC, RRT-NPS
Managing Editor, Respiratory Therapy
Cat mom, plant enthusiast, embracer of wanderlust
"As a practicing clinician, I know online learning is invaluable in staying up to date, especially in a field that is constantly evolving. Our team of multidisciplinary professionals provides content in an innovative way, and we work in an environment where the best versions of ourselves are recognized and celebrated every day!"
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Our superpower of choice? Teleportation!
If we ran away and joined the circus, the majority of us would be fortune tellers.
If you challenge us to rock, paper, scissors, choose paper. We go rock every time.
We view Star Wars vs. Star Trek as an important question … and pick Star Wars, of course.
We’re in agreement in the age-old question of how to orient toilet paper: unroll from the front.
But the great smooth vs. crunchy peanut butter question is still under debate.
Our work from home attire is comfortable and casual, but it’s acceptable for being seen in public … usually.
Our favorite vice is sugary sweets.
We are extreme dog lovers.
If we go for a margarita, we like it on the rocks with salt.