.She is a retired advanced trained registered nurse. She cared and mentored others, and practiced as a clinical educator, and her focus clinically was in the ICU and ER, and cardiac education. She wrote and implemented continuing education programs for the Missouri State Board of Nursing and was an affiliate faculty member and Training Center director for the American Heart Association. She also hold a diploma in Legal Nurse Consulting.
Celeste has experienced personal struggles trials, setbacks, and successes as the result of illness, which brought her ambitions to an abrupt halt. She now advocates for education, change, awareness, and research, and her goal is to share ways to overcome obstacles and turn “road blocks” into a "road trip" full of opportunities.