Company Name: CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company / JACOBS
Title: Chief of Staff
Years at Company: 12
What are three things you use at work every day?
Cell phone, calendar, restraint
What was your first job?
I interned for the Alaska State Department of Natural Resources during high school, in the Fiscal Department. I landed my first full-time job with Westinghouse, as a clerk to the Senior Labor Counsel.
How do you spend your free time?
I’m a soccer mom so I spend a lot of time travelling and watching games. I also enjoy time at the Lake (Chelan), camping, hiking and hanging with friends.
What are three words that best describe you?
Determined, spirited, friendly
What did you want to become as kid?
I remember wanting to be a truck driver – no kidding.
How long have you lived in the Tri-Cities?
I’ve lived in the Tri-Cities for almost 30 years.
Where is your hometown?
I grew up in Gleed, WA (between Yakima and Naches).
What is your favorite holiday?
My favorite holiday is Christmas. I love the festivities, the movies, the spirit of giving that everyone feels.
If you could pick one superpower what would it be?
If I could choose a superpower, it would be time travel. I’d love to have the perspectives of different centuries.
What was the first concert you attended?
Reba McIntire was my first concert – at the fair.
Do you live by any piece of advice or motto?
Start each day new.
What excites you the most about the direction of the Tri-City Regional Chamber?
I’m passionate about bringing in a strong diversity to the Chamber. I believe different perspectives, ideas and experiences shape who we are in the community. I think myTRI 2030 will help bring in these new perspectives.