Hometown: Burnsville, MN
College: Macalester College
How long have you been working at Dunwoody? Over 11 years!
Why did you decide to work at Dunwoody?
Growing up, I heard many success stories regarding Dunwoody graduates, even prior to my work in higher education. It always seemed to me that Dunwoody students were focused, hard-working, and dedicated to their futures. In many cases, that meant becoming entrepreneurs and founding successful businesses after graduation. I was drawn to that reputation.
What do you enjoy most about your job?
I thoroughly enjoy meeting with students. My best days occur when I have several prospective student interviews/tour visits.
What are a few of your hobbies?
I enjoy biking, boating, and taking MN road-trips.
Name 3 of your favorite snacks.
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Isles Bakery Puppy Dog Tails, and Peanut M&Ms.
What is the one thing you are most proud of?
I am proud of my Greek heritage.
What kind of music do you listen to?
‘60s and ‘70s music. I love John Denver and Carpenter’s music.
What is your favorite part about working at Dunwoody?
Seeing first hand student accomplishment and success, which stem from real-world, applied education. Dunwoody’s classrooms and curriculum replicate what happens in the actual workplace. Graduates are prepared to actively contribute to the company/workplace from day one. I hear repeatedly that Dunwoody graduates are the ‘go-to’ employees in a company.