Where are you from?
I was born and raised in Omaha, NE
Describe your role at the Foundation in a Tweet (280 character limit):
My focus is on the economic development of the Council Bluffs community, construction improvements to stimulate job creation, and creating a higher quality of living.
What do you enjoy most about your job?
I really enjoy the people with whom I work, and being part of a team that has such a profound and positive impact on the community as a whole.
What is one of the toughest challenges about your work?
One of the toughest challenges about my work is ensuring the alignment of a myriad of resources to achieve a common goal.
Where is your favorite place in Council Bluffs or Pottawattamie County and why?
My favorite place, River’s Edge Park, is a great place to enjoy community events or just enjoying the area with its stunning views.
Who in the community inspires you?
Those who commit their resources to the improvement of the community.
What would you like people reading this to know about the Foundation?
I would like them to know that it is a well-versed, thorough, and upstanding entity intent on fairly and efficiently improving the community and surrounding area in a unique way.
A fun fact about you:
I am an avid boater.
Finish this sentence. In 10 years, the transformational change I hope to see happen in the region is:
An improved community stemming from the combined philanthropic efforts of the Foundation, community leaders, and citizens to make the Council Bluffs area a better and safer place to live, work, and raise a family.