As a native of Gary, Indiana, TJ Southern received her Master’s degree in Nursing Informatics from Walden University, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Marian University, and a Project
Management Professional Certification. She currently practices as an Independent Project
Manager/Nurse Informatics Consultant for various hospitals nationwide. TJ has a vast background in Maternal/Child and Women’s Health nursing, nursing informatics and nursing education having taught in several nursing programs nationwide. She has also worked for several different major organizations such as Community Hospital, IU Health, Anthem BCBS, Ascension Health, and more.
She is a nurse, educator, mentor, motivational speaker, entrepreneur, and founder of Indiana Nursing Academy (2012), Indy Black Nurses (2015), Beryllus Consulting & Staffing (2017), Southern Girl Skincare (2017), Informatics Preceptors (2020). Her motto is “Serve with a spirit of Excellence”.
Beryllus Consulting and Staffing provides strategic consulting and staffing services to commercial, for-profit, and government healthcare organizations. As an organization, they mobilize the right people, skills, and technologies to help organizations improve their performance. By incorporating innovative industry practices and management strategies, Beryllus helps organizations to better serve their customers.