Home: North Carolina. Birthplace: Greensboro, NC. Profession: Marketing. Alma mater: Cornell University; Wharton (Online). Languages spoken: English and Southern Slang.
Current project: Me! Recent professional development: Enrollment in a program that establishes a strong path to my ultimate career goal. Latest accomplishment: Accepting the invitation to join CHIEF. Hobbies: Fishing, target shooting, reading, weight training and testing the fuel level gauge. Recent travel or adventure: Great Exuma. Last book read: The Power of One More, by Ed Mylett.
Personality profile: ENTJ; Type 8 Enneagram; High D DISC, and, I’m the only one who thinks I’m laid back. What one word would your closest friend use to describe you? Passionate. How do you define a perfect friendship? Timeless, loyal, encourages you to be your best. What is your greatest joy? Making a difference. What occupation, other than your own, do you most admire? First Responders and educators. What is your favorite place (or way) to spend money? Traveling with my family. What is your go-to workout? Leg press (PR 525) or squats (PR 265).
What was your first paying job? Bojangles at the age of 12. What book have you repeatedly read? What it Takes to Be #1, by Vince Lombardi, Jr.; Giraffes Can’t Dance, by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees. What’s prominently featured on your home or office wall? Oversized candid family photos. What’s the best advice you received in your career? Try to learn something new every day. What modern technology innovation do you most appreciate? Blind Spot Assist. What is your favorite app? iMessage. What company or organization do you most admire? Earlier.org - Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test.
What change would you like to see in the world? More kindness and grace. What message do you want to send out into the world? Living in an area with four seasons is under-rated. What mega-trend most excites you? Digital disruption. What mega-trend most concerns you? Media bias. Whatever happened to media neutrality and accountable journalism?
What title would you choose for the movie about your life? More Than One Way. What actor would you choose to play you in the movie about your life? Charlize Theron. Who would you like to spend an evening with, in heaven? My Grandma and Papa.After your loved ones, what object would you first save from your burning home? Coins given to me from my Papa. What advice would you give your younger self? Believe in yourself, you have what it takes! What period in your life would you do differently, if you could? I wouldn’t change a thing!
Personal motto: If it’s meant to be, it’s up to me. Favorite quote: “You are most powerfully positioned to serve the person you once were” (Ed Mylett).