Home: Amesbury, MA. Birthplace: Grosse Pointe, MI. Organization: Inclusively. Title: VP, Customer Success. Pronouns: She/Her/Hers. Significant other: My husband, John Linsley. Yes, that’s his last name. You do the math. Alma mater: Miami University (B.A.).
Current project: Building out a customer success function at an early stage company and helping guide employers along on the disability inclusion journey. Recent recognition: Recently told that people really like working for me. That’s the best recognition I can get. Recent professional development: Learning new things daily about disability inclusion and the positive impact it has on businesses. Latest contribution to others: Coaching my son’s 5th grade soccer team. Last book read: The School for Good Mothers, by Jessamine Chan.
Personality profile: Strategic, human, determined, direct. What one word would your closest friend use to describe you? Irreverent. How do you define an ideal business relationship? Transparent, communicative, and growth minded. What is your greatest joy? Watching my son grow up and march to the beat of his own drum. What natural talent have you neglected? Singing. How do you relieve stress? Meditation and breath work. What ingredient is essential to your perfect vacation? Unstructured time, a book and no WiFi. Preferably, in Ireland.
What was your favorite college course? Children’s Lit. What was your favorite childhood toy or game? How does a child of the 80s choose? What movie have you repeatedly watched? The Birdcage. Besides your parents, who has had the greatest influence on your life? My husband. Material things and status do not impress him. He keeps me grounded. What modern technology innovation do you most appreciate? The Oura ring. What is your go-to source of news and information? The New York Times.
For world and business leaders to acknowledge their vulnerabilities and insecurities a bit more. We might make smarter decisions when they’re less based on machismo and fear.
What widely held belief do you reject? That good things come to those who wait. What mega-trend most excites you? Clean energy.
Who would you like to spend an evening with, in heaven? My Grandpa Euller. As a kid, what did you first want to be when you grew up? A singer. “Tomorrow” from Annie was my talent show go-to. What advice would you give your younger self? It doesn’t matter what anyone else thinks. Oh, and stop worrying so much. What would you be doing if you weren’t in your line of work today? Something in design. What day in your life would you choose to re-live? The day my pregnancy test came back positive.
Personal motto: Be the person you most want to be. Favorite quote: “She remembered who she was and the game changed” (Lalah Delia). Desired epitaph: Laughed when she wasn’t supposed to; said what she wanted; left things a little better than she found them.