Greater Topeka 20 Under 40: ADRIAN GUERRERO
Photo by Nathan Ham
Hometown: Topeka, KS
Spouse: Darcie Guerrero
Children: Matthew (17) and Michael (15)
Best Advice Ever Received:
“It’s better to be the engine leading the train from the front, than it is to be the caboose following from the back.” Advice from Mary Blubaugh MSN, RN, Executive Administrator, Kansas State Board of Nursing.
Accomplishment Most Proud Of:
Receiving the George C. Askew Award in 2013 presented by the University of Kansas Public Management Center and American Academy of Certified Public Managers for the Kansas Automated Nurse Notification Alert System. The KANNalert System is a Push Notification System that is used to notify nurses licensed by the State of Kansas when they are ready for license renewal. It sends information via email and/or text message. The system also can be used to notify licensed nurses within the State of emergency preparedness information.
• Owns small IT consulting business that helps small business and residential customers.
• Committee chairperson of Nursys Committee of the National Council of State Board of Nursing.
• Received George C. Askew National Award from the University of Kansas Public Management Center.
• Received Centers of Digital Government Best of Breed Award in 2001 for developing online license renewal system, the first of its kind in the state.
“What truly impresses me about Adrian is his willingness to go above and beyond the call of duty.”
- Carolyn Orozco, Ed.D.
Seaman Unified School District #345