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Key Player: Kelli Brooks

March 11, 2018 GMT

JOB: Executive director of Perioperative Services

HOW DID YOU GET INTO YOUR CAREER?: “I decided after working for Walmart for 12 years to go back to school and get a ‘real job.’ I was interested in Nursing and working in Surgery, so I received certification in Surgical Technology and started working in the operating room at Self Regional Hospital in Greenwood, S.C. I was hooked from the moment I saw my first Craniotomy and have since become a nurse, graduated with a master’s in Health Administration, and I am currently working on my bachelor’s in Nursing.”

FIRST JOB: Cashier in a local general store/gas station in Green Pond, SC named Wood Bros.

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FAMILY: husband, Paul; and two English Bulldogs, Bentley and Fergie

FAVORITE BOOK: Any Stephen King book, but my favorite is “The Dark Tower” series

FAVORITE MOVIE: “Rudy” with Sean Astin as Rudy

FAVORITE TV SHOW: “Criminal Minds”