Home: Florida, Wisconsin, Colorado. Age: 53 years young. Birthplace: Small town Wisconsin. Profession: Management consulting. Organization: Avant S.C. Title: President. Significant other: My husband, Alex Molinaroli. Alma mater: North Dakota State University (B.S.); University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (Ph.D.).
Current project: Training for Mera peak – Himalayas. Latest accomplishment: Attending both son’s hockey games. Latest contribution to others: Getting stink out of hockey gear. Hobbies: Fishing, audio books with hubby. Last book read: Educated: A Memoir, by Tara Westover. Recently viewed and recommended: The Old Man, Season 1 (FX). Recent unique acquisition: My current husband.
Personality profile: Energetic, timely, thorough, learner. What one word would your closest friend use to describe you? Structured. What is your greatest joy? My two boys. What is your greatest fear? My two boys. What is your guilty pleasure? Middle of the night sweets. What word or phrase do you use far too often? It’s better than a red-hot poker in the eye. What natural talent have you neglected? Stained glass art. What is your go-to workout? Anything that makes me sweat for an hour or more.
What was your first paying job? As a farm-hand. What was your favorite college course? Multi-variate Statistics. What movie have you repeatedly watched? The Gladiator. Besides your parents, who has had the greatest influence on your life? High school and post collegiate coaches. What modern technology innovation do you most appreciate? The blender. What personal circumstance has had the greatest influence on your life? Title IX.
Democratizing executive coaching.
What message do you want to send out into the world? Never give up, never lose hope. What mega-trend most excites you? Social media. What mega-trend most concerns you? Social media.
What title would you choose for the movie about your life? The Roadrunner. What actor would you choose to play you in the movie about your life? Amy Adams. Who would you like to spend an evening with, in heaven? My grandmother, Isobel. What advice would you give your younger self? Be more patient.
Personal mission: To enable learning and tolerance – mine and others. Favorite quote: “Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again” (Nelson Mandela).