Joan Van Kessel
Executive Assistant to CEO
Joan joined Practice Velocity in 2011 as executive assistant to CEO David Stern, providing administrative and organizational support to the executive leadership team. Her more than 30 years of experience in the field of business administration has equipped her to skillfully prioritize and balance the many responsibilities of her position. Joan attended Rock Valley College and Rockford University, where she completed her Administrative Manager Certification. As a critical member of the leadership team, she believes that the overall strength of Practice Velocity comes from its employees and leadership team, who foster a culture of engagement and continuous improvement to provide the highest quality of service to our clients.