Current job or job title: Business Banking
Employer: Central Bank of Boone County, a Division of The Central Trust Bank
Hometown: Farmington, MO
First job: I worked for Movie Gallery in High School, but my first “big girl” job was working for the Girl Scouts in Cape Girardeau.
Awards/Recognitions: Girl Scout Honor Pin, Girl Scout Presidential Honor Award, Girl Scout Appreciation Pin, Columbia Chamber of Commerce ROI Graduate, Women’s Network XWN Graduate, Past Certified Customer Experience with the Disney Institute, Second Wind Dreams – Certified Trainer for the Virtual Dementia Tour, Community Educator for DEKC – Dementia Educators of KC, Past Board Member of the Tiger Quarterback Club, Past Walk Chair for the Alzheimer’s Association, Guest Motivational Speaker at Her Tomorrow, Former Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Former Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland Service Unit Manager and Troop Leader.
What led you to your career? My passion for helping people and making connections has allowed me the opportunity to try out several industries in my career. Currently at the bank, I am able to use my past work experiences and training to deliver legendary service to our customers.
Two or three words that friends and acquaintances would use to describe you: Honest, Determined and Loyal
Things that occupy your free time: My husband and I have five kids, so when we are not running one of them somewhere, we enjoy hanging out on our back porch watching a Chief’s game, snow skiing in the winter, lounging on the beach in the summer and visiting family as often as we can!
Something that brings you joy: I am married to my best friend and every day I get to spend with him is a gift!
Family/children/furry children: Husband: Kyle
Children: Braden – just turned 20 and is a Sophomore in college
Alyssa – Senior at Southern Boone High School in Ashland
Step Children: Aidan – Sophomore at Booneville High School
Oliver – 8th grade
Helena – 5th grade
Favorite place you’ve visited: We LOVE to spend time in St. John, USVI!
Best piece of advice someone has given you: You’re worth it, so go for it!
Goal or goals for 2021: My number one goal for 2021, was for things to be better than 2020…and so far it has been!