Home: Fort Lauderdale, FL. Age: Older than I look. Birthplace: New York City. Profession: Human Resources. Organization: Claro Enterprise Solutions. Title: Chief People Officer. Alma mater: California Southern University.
Current project: Authorship, cultural transformation, Girls Inc. of Greater Miami growth. Recent recognition: Forbes HR Council authorship. Recent professional development: CHIEF membership, Forbes HR Council, Hacking HR Expert Panel. Latest contribution to others: Mentorship and coaching emerging leaders. What’s been your big (or biggest) leap? Publishing thought leadership articles. Hobbies: Boxing, dancing, writing, traveling; spending time with family and friends. Last book read: Think Again, by Adam Grant.
Personality profile: Tenacious, authentic, visionary. What one word would your closest friend use to describe you? Tenacious. Moral compass: Do the right things and do things right. What is your life philosophy? Always striving and learning, never arriving. How do you define a perfect friendship? The kind that doesn’t judge and always meets me where I am. What is your guilty pleasure? A good night out with my husband! What occupation, other than your own, do you most admire? Medicine and technology. How do you relieve stress? Engaging in all the hobbies previously mentioned. What is your go-to workout? Boxing.
Who has had the greatest influence on your life? My father. What is the best advice you received growing up? Always show up to do the work to the best of your ability. What modern technology innovation do you most appreciate? Apple iPhone. What is your favorite app? GrowthDay. What company or organization do you most admire? Tesla.
What widely held belief do you reject? The belief held by many people, and particularly women, that they are simply not good enough. I don't accept that. What mega-trend most excites you? Artificial Intelligence. What mega-trend most concerns you? Artificial Intelligence.
What actor would you choose to play you in the movie about your life? Halle Berry. Who would you like to spend an evening with, in heaven? My grandmother. What advice would you give your younger self? Yes, you CAN! What day in your life would you like to re-live? The day my daughter was born. What day in your life would you do differently, if you could? My wedding day.
Personal mission: To give back and pave the way for the next generation. Personal motto: Show up, do your best work, repeat. Favorite quote: "Advance confidently in the direction of your dreams, live the life you’ve imagined" (Henry David Thoreau). Desired epitaph: She Lived, She Loved, She Mattered.