What was your first job?
I actually worked at a local popcorn maker in my hometown running the cash register and making popcorn!
Tell us about your community involvement.
I currently serve on the Wichita SHRM Board of Directors as the Vice President of Communications and also serve on the Kansas State Council of SHRM as the Website and Technology Director.
When driving in the car, what is playing over the speakers?
You can find me listening to Christian worship music and random self improvement podcasts.
What is your favorite vacation destination?
The Eastern Caribbean islands. St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. Lucia, Barbados, St. Maarten, St. Kitts, etc.
What piece of advice would you give someone starting out in Human Resources?
Build your network and don't be afraid to meet new people and ask questions. There's always something you can learn from someone else that you may not have known before.
What do you do in your free time?
I study for my PHR certification in my spare time.
Why did you join SHRM?
I wanted to be involved with other HR professionals who could teach me to become better at my profession. I wanted to improve my knowledge and network with others.
What is your favorite place to eat in Wichita?
If you were stranded on a deserted island, what is one thing you MUST have with you?
My IPod so I can listen to music!