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Name: Debra Bourdeau
Last Updated: 2021-11-19
Phone #: 5172560753
Address: 123 Confidential
Holly, MI 48442
Debra Bourdeau
Address: 10450 Deer Ridge Trail, Holly, Michigan 48442
Phone: 517.256.0753 | Email:

»»»Qualifications Profile

Seasoned, success-driven, and versatile professional, with broad-based experience in operations oversight, real estate management, and healthcare management.

»»»Areas of Expertise

Healthcare Standards Compliance ~ Budget Administration ~ Cost Control
Administrative Support ~ Recordkeeping and Documentation ~ Human Resources Management

»»»Professional Experience

»Ase’, LLC, dba Caring Transitions of North Oakland County Holly, MI
»Owner Aug 2016–Dec 2020

•Provided consultations to individuals in need of downsizing, relocating, and/or liquidating assets to evaluate specific needs
•Strategically developed plans in providing client needs and meeting set-forth timelines by the family, real estate agent, and/or care facility
•Recruited and supervised employees to provide assistance with all aspects of the business, which included sorting and/or organizing assets; packing; pricing assets for an estate sale; organizing items for an estate sale; taking photographs of items for an online auction; and running cleanouts
•Prepared employee working schedules and designated employees to specific tasks based on ability and experience while reaching timelines for auction, move, and other specific dates
•Provided direct oversight to relocations in ensuring proper type and amount of packing supplies, and managing prepack sorting of items being relocated versus items staying behind as well as packing, renting truck or trailer, loading or unloading the truck, and unpacking and resettling the client
•Administered estate sales which involved sorting and organizing of assets; disposing and cleaning out non-merchantable assets; identifying prices; scheduling sale dates; advertising; staffing; conducting sale; managing buyer flow; managing payments and cash register receipts; addressing issues related to buyers or staff; reconciling accounts; providing the client with a list of donations and items sold and the amount it sold for; and handling all accounting and finances
•Supervised cleanout of homes that were unfit to have assets auctioned due to hoarding issues or infestations while ensuring staff have proper protective gear and respirators when needed
•Facilitated community presentations in person and via video conferencing using PowerPoint
•Created Excel Worksheets to reconcile auction outcomes with sales figures as well as to collate items sold into proper categories by either bidder or item category
•Created custom invoices and detailed correspondence for each client based on their needs

»Holly Academy Holly, MI
»Substitute Teacher Aug 2017–Jun 2018

•Observed classroom behavior and outlined lesson plans while instructing students from 1st through 8th grade during the absence of their teachers
•Engaged students in Title I to quickly assess student’s best form of learning or comprehension while utilizing the assessment to better understand assignments
•Delivered support and encouragement to cultivate confidence in students
•Received and relayed feedback to permanent teacher and office staff
•Facilitated educational and social activities of the students

»Focal Point Optometrics, PLLC, dba Acuity Optics and Medical Eye Care Commerce, MI
»Optometrist and Owner Dec 2005–Aug 2017

•Provided comprehensive eye care, including pre- and post-surgical management of cataract and laser surgery
•Evaluated, treated, and managed diseases and disorders including dry eye, glaucoma, macular degeneration, infections, and diabetic retinopathy as well as binocular vision issues, injuries, and other disorders of the eyes such as meibomian gland deficiency
•Engaged with low vision patients and patients with difficult to correct visual issues such as keratoconus to maximize their vision through use of specialty ophthalmic lenses and/or low ophthalmic devices such as binocular or monocular telescopes, as well as hand-held magnifiers and/or specialty devices
•Handled fitting of patients with specialty contact lenses who were turned away by other doctors and prescribed contact lenses to patients with severe dry eye, high astigmatism, irregular corneas, and diseased corneas
•Conceptualized and applied treatment plans based on patients’ histories and goals, the nature and severity of disorders, and treatment risks and benefits
•Designed and formatted all the business documents including a customized HIPPA Regulation and Legal Disclosure form
•Educated low vision patients on assistive techniques related to the activities of daily living specific to their individual needs to improve safety and independence
•Carried out human resource related duties including hiring, firing, scheduling, performance reviews, and disciplinary issues
•Efficiently fulfilled office manager duties such as setting up patient scheduling platform; overseeing workflow and patient-flow; scheduling office and doctor hours; addressing patient issues related to optical goods purchases; ordering eyeglasses and contact lenses; maintaining stock of office supplies
•Took charge of buying and stocking all optical goods such as eyeglass frames, contact lenses, and optical related accessories
•Demonstrated interpersonal skills and philanthropy in interacting with the community by facilitating presentations in schools on Career Day and donating money to numerous local charities

»»»Earlier Career

South Michigan Ophthalmology Marshall, MI
Optometrist Nov 2001–May 2005

Johns Hopkins Medical Institute, Wilmer Eye Center Baltimore, MD
Research Fellow Aug 2000–Oct 2001


Doctor of Optometry: Jun 2000
Michigan College of Optometry | Big Rapids, MI

Bachelor of Science in Visual Science: Jun 1998
Ferris State University | Big Rapids, MI

»»»Certification and Licenses

TPA License, State of Michigan, For Renewal
DPA License, State of Michigan, For Renewal
Certified Relocation and Transition Specialist
Certified Packing Specialist


Member, Michigan Flute Choir
Member, High School Alumni Band
Community Volunteer, Holly, MI
Volunteer, Animal Rescue


Kiser, A. K., Mladenovich, D., Eshraghi, F., Bourdeau, D., and Dagnelie, G. (2006). Reliability and consistency of dark-adapted psychophysical measures in advanced eye disease. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 47(1), 444-452.

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