BOFA (Breath of Fresh Air) was formed on the vision of providing certified CPR and First Aid training to individuals in need certification. In May of 2002, BOFA was established under the leadership of Teresa H. Mason. From humble beginnings, Teresa began teaching in the evenings and on weekends. In January 2007, BOFA established its location in Mechanicsville, VA where they continue to serve the community through a variety of programs.
We are Authorized & Recognized By:
- American Red Cross
- National Healthcareer Association
- Virginia Board of Nursing
- Virginia Board of Pharmacy
- Virginia Department of Social Services
Chief Executive Officer, Teresa Henry Mason, RN, CPhT has 40 years of experience in extensive health information technology, executive level health care services and Long-Term Care Pharmacy. Her expertise stems from direct interaction and training of nursing and pharmacy staff. She started BOFA in hopes of cultivating interest in those capable of caring for others and wishing to seek further education and employment in the health care field. As CEO of BOFA, she communicates on all levels and offers educational opportunities that strengthen the communities in which she services.
Chief Financial Officer, Nedra Blizzard Robinson, CPA has 15 years of experience in the field of accounting and financial analysis. She has successfully supported many small and medium sized businesses with tax preparation, bookkeeping, financial reporting and business policy development. In 2012 Nedra accepted the challenge of co-owner and CFO, bringing her accounting, strong organizational and leadership skills to broaden the dynamics of the business.