Home: Potomac, MD. Birthplace: Stowe, VT. Profession: Strategy, management, marketing, communications, CX. Pronouns: She/Her/Hers. Significant other: Eric. Alma mater: NYU, Stern School of Business (MBA); Hamilton College (BA).
Current project: Transforming ways of working to simplify processes and amplify impact. Latest accomplishment: Completed my MBA during COVID. Latest contribution to others: Connector to future thought partners. Hobbies: Hiking, reading, travel, cooking. Recent travel or adventure: Abu Dhabi. Last book read: Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day, by Jay Shetty. Recently viewed and recommended: Moon Knight
Personality profile: Curious, candid, kind. What one word would your closest friend use to describe you? Determined. Superpower: Operationalizing vision. Moral compass: Would I want this for my child? How do you define an ideal business relationship? Aligned goals, complimentary perspectives. What is your greatest joy? Learning something new.
What is your favorite place (or way) to spend money? Travel and learning. What ingredient is essential to your perfect vacation? Exploration.
What book have you repeatedly read? The Giver, by Lois Lowry. What movie have you repeatedly watched? The Goonies. What’s the best advice you received growing up? Think before you put your mouth in gear. What’s the best advice you received in your career? Always begin with shared definitions. What modern technology innovation do you most appreciate? Google. What is your go-to source of creative inspiration? Advertising, both the best and worst. What makes it memorable?
What message do you want to send out into the world? If you are acting out of curiosity, you will always find something worth knowing. If you are acting out of fear, you should have already learned the lesson. What widely held belief do you reject? Because we’ve always done it that way. What mega-trend most excites you? Personalized medicine.
What title would you choose for the movie about your life? Not Done Yet. Who would you like to spend an evening with, in heaven? My two childhood mentors long passed. As a kid, what did you first want to be when you grew up? I had a different job picked out for every day of the week. I still love variety! What advice would you give your younger self? Take more risks. Travel more.
Personal mission: To keep learning. Favorite quote: “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough” (Mae West).