Current job : Executive Assistant & Division Coordinator (Advancement)
Employer: Columbia College
Hometown: Kingman, Kansas
First job: Bank teller
What led you to your career? Desire to be part of a higher education team who makes a positive difference in the lives of others.
Two or three words that friends and acquaintances would use to describe you: Caring, devoted, respectful
Currently reading: Become an Inner Circle Assistant by Joan Burge
Things that occupy your free time: Church, family, Chiefs football
What are you most excited about? The next Chiefs game!
Hardest thing you’ve ever done: Motherhood!
Something that brings you joy: Family gatherings, helping others, butterfly pollinator habitat gardening and collecting Fiesta Dinnerware!
Family/children/furry children: Husband Joe; 3 children: Kaitlyn, Nate and Julia
Place you want to visit: Greece
Favorite place you’ve visited: 25th wedding anniversary trip to Montreux, Switzerland and side trip through London countryside where we toured HighClere Castle where Downton Abbey was filmed and close second taking our kids to Hilton Head Island for their first time visiting there.
Best piece of advice someone has given you: Take one beautiful day at a time and enjoy the simple gifts.
Advice for someone new to Columbia: Embrace all Columbia has to offer!