Executive Managers


Patricia Marks, RN


Patricia "Pat" Marks has been a nurse for over 40 years. Having worked in the areas of cardiology, diabetes, oncology, parish nursing and hospice, Pat uses her experience to provide continuing education and critical assessment skills in the hospital, parish and community settings. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, a Master's degree in Adult Education is a certified dementia practitioner and certified hospice nurse.

Patricia Ward, RN

Patricia Ward was a hospice nurse for 10 years and a certified nursing assistant for 10 years prior to becoming a nurse.  Patricia gives presentations at the junior colleges in the area to nursing and human services students.  She was a charge nurse and manager for Journey Care Hospice in Barrington, IL, where she mentors new nurses in the field.

David Marks

Communications Director

Dave Marks has a Master’s in Public Health from Benedictine University and a Bachelor’s degree from Elmhurst College in Exercise Science along with certification in Digital Marketing Analytics from MIT. He currently works as a digital marketer for non-profits and small businesses and leads Enfermera’s educational and communication efforts.

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Emmersion facilitates cross-border opportunities in North and South America by providing investment advisory services.  By using its network of institutions, commercial and investment banks, private equity and family investors, companies and governments, Emmersion is able to scale projects in the Americas and add value through its relationships.

Regional presence includes: Chicago, Miami, Mexico City, Medellín, São Paulo, Santiago, Lima.