Home: Mead, CO. Age: Fifty-something. Profession: Marketing leader for tech startups and high growth organizations. Organization: Lunavi. Title: VP of Sales & Marketing. Alma mater: Illinois State University.
Latest accomplishment: Joining Chief, a private network built to support more women into positions of leadership. Latest contribution to others: Volunteering with organizations working hard to combat human trafficking to rescue, restore, and give hope and healing to survivors. Hobbies: Boating, hiking, reading. Last book read: Find Your People, by Jennie Allen; The High 5 Habit, by Mel Robbins.
Personality profile: ENFJ-A (Protagonist: empathetic, insightful, action-oriented, people-centered). Moral compass: Jesus. How do you define a perfect friendship? The perfect mix of love, trust, acceptance and laughter. What is your greatest joy? My kids (22-year-old daughter, Cami and 21-year-old son, Taylor). What is your guilty pleasure? Buying flowers for myself. What is at the top of your bucket list? Getting my scuba diving certification, then off to the Caribbean! How do you relieve stress? Bubble baths.
What movie have you repeatedly watched? The Harry Potter series. What’s prominently featured on your home or office wall? Pictures of my family. Besides your parents, who has had the greatest influence on your life? My husband, Mike. What’s the best advice you received in your career? Be yourself. What is your favorite app? AllTrails (for body & soul); Elevate (for the mind). What personal circumstance has had the greatest influence on your life? Being a mother
Becoming a Servant Leader.
What change would you like to see in the world? More peace, understanding, and empathy. What mega-trend most excites you? Digital disruption. What mega-trend most concerns you? Inequality.
What title would you choose for the movie about your life? Life’s an Adventure! What actor would you choose to play you in the movie about your life? Julie Bowen. Who would you like to spend an evening with, in heaven? Jesus and my grandparents. What advice would you give your younger self? Lean into the teachers and mentors who are helping make a difference in your world. Be open to their advice, experience, and wisdom; once you’ve formed your relationship, don’t let them go! What day in your life would you choose to re-live? My first pregnancy – hearing my daughter’s heartbeat for the first time.
Personal motto: Any act of kindness, no matter how small, can make all the difference to another human soul. Favorite quote: “Be the change you want to see in the world” (Mahatma Ghandi).