What motivated you to become a designer (or current role?)?
I’ve known I wanted to be a designer since a career day at my middle school in 8th grade. The designer showed us a project she was working on in Dubai and I was sold. The ability to influence people and have an impact on their life in such a creative way is what I was captivated by.
When you are retired and look back on your life, what is the biggest accomplishment you hope to achieve?
To have no regrets. To say yes to every opportunity that I am presented with and be bold enough to go after my goals.
What does successful workplace culture mean to you?
If you had to pick one word that best represents Bergmeyer's culture, what would it be, and why?
What would you be doing if you were not working in this industry?
I think I would be in fashion design or baking – something creative!
What’s the most important part of your morning routine?
Coffee first, gym second. I’m always up about an hour before I need to actually be up for the sole purpose of sitting and doing nothing with coffee. It’s the only way I start my day… yes, even on the weekends.
What do you listen to when you’re in the zone?
If I’m really in the zone to focus I love instrumental music, it was all I listened to while studying for my NCIDQ. Something about it calms me down and refocuses me on what’s in front of me.
What’s your spirit animal?
A lion – I even have the hair to match!
What are you reading?
Currently, Michelle Obama’s Becoming. I love getting an inside peak at how strong leaders (especially women) come into their roles.
What’s inside your favorite cocktail?
Favorite cocktail is a White Russian but I only ever have them at Christmas with my dad.
Kanye or Jay-Z?
I’m a shameless Kanye fan – I can rap almost every song he has.
What accomplishment are you most proud of?
Uprooting my entire life in Columbus, OH to move to the city of Boston. All I knew was that I loved it here and my gut was telling me I belonged here. I’ve figured out so much through trial and error but I’ve come out stronger for it every time.