Peggy Blase joined the Whiteside County Health Department in February of 2017. She currently serves as the organization's Chief Financial Officer, providing fiscal oversight of both a public health department and a Federally Qualified Health Center. Peggy has functioned in a management role for more than 35 years and has a diverse background in marketing research, product management, human resources and customer service. Prior to joining the Health Department, she worked for the State of Illinois and in private industry. She has a passion for numbers and analyzing data to help organizations strategically move to the next level. She holds a Master's degree in Business Administration.