Today’s Admin Trailblazer features Mary Berard, an administrative entrepreneur specializing in medical billing, collections and credentialing. As an award-winning business owner who has recouped millions of dollars for her clients, Mary is a tremendous role model for those who seek to articulate the actual and potential value of administrative expertise.
What was your first experience in an administrative support role, and why did you choose to take that opportunity?
When did you first decide you wanted more out of your administrative career, and what did you decide to do about it? How did this lead you to where you are today?
In pursuing this new endeavor, what was your greatest setback, faceplant or challenge, and how did you overcome it?
What mentors have you had, and how have they helped you to get where you are?
What’s the funniest story you experienced on your path to success?
What advice would you give to other admins considering following this path for career advancement?
ABOUT MARY BERARD
Ms. Berard is the founder and CEO of Realistic Solutions MR, a Western Massachusetts-based firm specializing in medical billing and collection projects, as well as providing credentialing services for private practices, hospitals, home health agencies nursing homes, fitness and wellness centers and pharmacies nationwide. Mary is a 2017 recipient of the Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Professional of the Year award.
Admin Trailblazers is a series about serious administrative professionals who have excelled in their role and gone on to the top of the profession, management roles or entrepreneurial endeavors.
Admin Trailblazers is published on the fourth Wednesday of every month at www.mentorsandmasterminds.com.