What is your background?
I have a bachelor’s degree in public affairs with a focus in environmental management. This summer I started working at Metric as an intern and have now been hired full-time.
What kinds of projects have you completed in the past ten years?
10 years ago I was 11 years old, so I guess graduating college this past spring. I also did two internships during college, one with the Noble County Plan Commission where I did a lot of GIS work and one with Southwest Honey Co. in Fort Wayne, where I taught kids about pollinators and beekeeping.
What are three career lessons you have learned?
- Don’t be afraid to try new things.
- Your plans and aspirations may change as you go, maybe a little and maybe a lot. Be flexible and re-evaluate your goals often.
- Be open to new ideas and suggestions.
What is something that you would consider one of your greatest professional accomplishments?
I haven’t been in the professional world very long, but I’m proud of the fact that I worked really hard to finish my bachelor’s degree in three years instead of the usual four.
Name two things our clients can expect when working with you?
What is your personal mantra?
Practice makes perfect.
What professional values are most important to you?
You are happiest when?
When I’m hanging out with my cat or when I’m doing any kind of crafts. I like sewing, crochet, macrame, and have tried a little bit of weaving. I’m always looking for new hobbies!