• With Montisa since: 2018
  • Industry experience: I have worked on the seating side of the business with Irwin, Hussey, and Greystone.
  • Other experience: I have been on the ground floor in two startup companies. I direct a foundation that raises money for Cystic Fibrosis, Children’s Miracle Network, Special Olympics and special projects at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Michigan.
  • Most valuable skills: My people skills head this list. I am a team player who truly enjoys building and maintaining relationships.
  • How I interact with customers: I pride myself on being transparent, fair and honest. My word is my bond.
  • Something I’m obsessed with at work: Being prepared and organized.
  • Something I’m excited to be learning about right now: The world according to Montisa.
  • Professional inspirations: There are several persons whom have been influential in my life however three stand out. Joe McMahon taught me that values do not have to be compromised to be successful in business. Paul Winchester demonstrated how to lead by example and Don Van der zwaag continues to exemplify professionalism by applying sound judgement not only professionally but also personally.
  • Favorite band or artist: Fleet Foxes
  • What I do off the clock: Enjoy spending time and traveling with my best friend as we visit our children and grandchildren in different parts of the United States. Enjoy outdoor activities such as golf, biking, skiing, hiking and long walks on the shores of Lake Michigan in the summer.

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