What did you dream you would be when you grew up? I dreamt of being a New York Times bestselling author and reality TV star. I still dream about being a world-touring DJ and podcast host.
Is there any one book, person, place or thing that has influenced you the most? My grandfather has been the most influential person in my life. I am constantly inspired by his charm, wit, and instincts when it comes to business.
What excites you about the agency business & marketing? I am most excited about the diversity of the background and expertise of my peers within the agency world. Additionally, I am captivated by the creativity and problem-solving skills within these industries.
Where did you grow up? I grew up in a small, suburban town outside of Cincinnati, OH.
Do you have any passion projects outside of Orchard? I am currently in the process of teaching myself music production software in the hopes of eventually publishing tracks online.
Describe your family (husband, dog, cat & bird….) My family consists of my parents – Shelley & Steve, and my two younger brothers, Jack & Charlie. Jack is currently a 3rd year at UC and Charlie will be a Freshman within DAAP this coming fall. All 3 of us kids are/will be Bearcat Alumni! Lastly, we have two cats, a rescue pup, and a frog.
Any special awards or recognitions? At the University of Cincinnati, I was part of the Lindner Honors-PLUS program.
Be kind to others, have a good time, and show up with your best attitude. It’s that simple.