What do you love about your business? I love working in service to the community and being in environments that promote entrepreneurial thinking strategy, creativity & execution. I also enjoy human development and empowering others to step into leadership.
What do you get out of being a member of YPN? I love meeting new people and the RTYPN attracts the best kind! The members are very friendly and eager to get to know each other. It’s great meeting like-minded young professionals that are engaged in our community.
What is your favorite special event in the region? I love TEDxUniversityofNevada! #TEDxUNR
Your favorite time of day is ________, because…
10:00 am; it’s the best time to grab a workout (if I’m not working) or get something serious done! I’m usually at my best energy level after that Americano takes full effect.
If you could fix one problem in our community, what would it be?
Revitalizing downtown Reno!
How would you fix it?
This is the million dollar question! If I had the opportunity, I would interview multiple stakeholders, organizations and interests to assess the situation and bring the community together to build and implement a plan.
If you weren’t at work right now, you’d be …
Cooking something extravagant.
If you could take anyone out for a cup of coffee, who would it be? Why?
Angelina Jolie. She’s a unique superstar and an incredibly influential humanitarian.
To you, networking is about …
Making really great new connections. I prefer to spend lots of time with fewer people to really get to know someone.
If you were a wild animal, which one would you be and why?
I always choose flying squirrel on this one. Why? No one ever picks it and they can “fly”.
If you were a box of cereal, what would you be and why?
This is hilarious. The other day I was joking with my sis about our passion for Cracklin’ Oat Bran. I’d be that because I’d want to be loved.
What was the last gift you gave someone?
It was a handwritten letter that featured several carefully drawn and very large emojis + a box of Altoids.
A penguin walks through the door right now wearing a sombrero. What does he say and why is he here? Clearly the penguin is in the market for a new hat! He’s hat shopping! #WearAHat
If you had a ‘walk out’ song, what would it be?
Alicia Keys – Girl on Fire!