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John Schuh


3449 210th Street • Tracy, Minnesota 56175 • 507.828.3221

EducationJohn Schuh

Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
Master of Arts, July 1999
Major: Wellness Management
Overall GPA 3.9/4.0

Mankato State University, Mankato, Minnesota
Bachelor of Science, March 1994
Major: Business Administration; Management
Minor: Corporate and Community Fitness
Overall GPA 3.2/4.0


Work Experience

Administrator, December 2001 - Present
Lincoln, Lyon, Murray and Pipestone Public Health Services, Marshall, Minnesota Administer and manage the daily activities of the four-county agency

  • Plan, staff, and manage operations while working with and reporting to the Board of Health
  • Direct, implement, promote, and evaluate the agency’s public health programs and services
  • Prepare and manage the overall agency budget and individual program budgets
  • Coordinate the delivery of public health services with other public and private services
  • Supervise the Director of Nursing, Health Educator(s), Environmental Health Specialist, Fiscal/Personnel Officer, and Administrative Assistant

Health Educator, January 2000 - December 2001
Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, and Pipestone Public Health Services, Marshall, Minnesota

  • Planned, promoted, implemented, and evaluated health education programs
  • Coordinated youth tobacco prevention efforts within the agency’s four county area
  • Worked with key partners in law enforcement and school districts to support programs
  • Assisted other health educators and nurses with projects and programs
  • Wrote a $150,000 grant proposal that was funded for a six-county youth tobacco prevention project
  • Managed the six-county youth tobacco prevention project and continued to develop partnerships
  • Presented an overview of the agency’s youth programs at the 2000 National Wellness Conference

Wellness / Health Promotion and Business Management Consultant, January 1996 - Present

  • Provide individual and organizational consultation services and products
  • Evaluate an organization’s culture and determine existing support and barriers to health promotion
  • Assist in planning, promoting, implementing, and evaluating programs for organizations
  • Provide presentations and seminars on identified wellness / health promotion and business topics
    Self-employed and hired on contract and project basis, Tracy, Minnesota

Wholesale Parts Manager, October 1997 – October 2000
Action Sports, Inc., Marshall, Minnesota

  • Responsible for maintaining current accounts and seeking out new relationships
  • Managed the ordering, receiving, shipping, and invoicing of wholesale parts accounts
  • Sold retail parts and accessories over-the-counter to retail customers
  • Sold major units to customers; completed licensing, insurance, and financing

Account Representative, February - October 1997
The Manifest Group - a division of Lyon Financial Services, Inc., Marshall, Minnesota

  • Evaluated and determined credit worthiness of lease applications submitted by brokers
  • Communicated daily with brokers regarding lease programs, rates, and portfolios
  • Worked directly with the sales, documentation, customer service, and collections departments
  • Completed research, reports, and special projects for the credit and operations managers
  • Wrote a monthly health article for the company newsletter, The Lyon’s Roar

Graduate Assistant, August 1995 - November 1996
John and Janice Fisher Institute for Wellness, Ball State University

  • Presented at the 1996 National Wellness Conference, Stevens Point, WI on “Creating Wellness Sustaining Environments on Campus” as part of “Developing a Collegiate Wellness Program”
  • Linked wellness services to Ball State University’s night service personnel; previously not reached
  • Developed wellness program proposal and made presentation to the Academy of Model Aeronautics
  • Planned a physical activity program for all faculty and staff members of Selma Middle School
  • Developed the Service Program’s mission, vision, goals, objectives, marketing and budget
  • Planned, promoted, implemented, and evaluated wellness programs and health screenings for students, faculty, and staff members of the Ball State University community
  • Completed internship hours at Weiner Memorial Medical Center and REM Services in Marshall, MN

Corporate Wellness Intern, January - May 1994
Lands’ End, Inc., Dodgeville, Wisconsin

  • Coordinated the 1994 company health fair; increased the previous year’s attendance by 40%
  • Led fitness classes; created “Intro to Circuit Training” class to meet the needs of beginning exercisers
  • Supervised the company’s 80,000 square foot Activity Center; maintained all equipment
  • Developed and delivered health education, fitness, recreation programs, and special events
  • Conducted fitness assessments and wrote exercise recommendations for employees
  • Planned and conducted meetings with the company’s wellness ambassador groups
  • Wrote articles for the Activity Center News; gave “Health Talks” on various topics
  • Evaluated company work areas and gave recommendations and presentations on ergonomics

YMCA Fitness Instructor, September - December 1993
Mankato Family YMCA, Mankato, Minnesota

  • Provided orientation and training sessions to members on use of exercise equipment
  • Supervised fitness center, gym, track, and weight rooms; maintained all equipment
  • Developed exercise and incentive programs for members
  • Assisted in teaching aqua-aerobics and weight training classes

Cardiac Rehabilitation and Wellness Programs Volunteer, June - August 1993
Weiner Memorial Medical Center, Marshall, Minnesota

  • Led stretching, exercise, and relaxation sessions
  • Supervised exercise areas; monitored blood pressures and heart rates
  • Attended patient education classes; discussed medications with nurses and staff