Who has been a big influence in your career?

My grandfather was an English teacher in Alabama. When I was younger, I would attend summer classes at his school, and that’s where I really developed my love for writing.  All throughout my school years, he edited my papers and helped me develop my skills further. I even wrote a book about him when I was younger for a class project. He’s what motivates me to excel in my profession, and knowing that he cherishes our love for writing and dedication to work is what motivates me day after day.

What is your method for coming up with ideas and solutions for clients?

Stressing out. Slightly kidding – but seriously, I work well under pressure. It motivates me. Other than that method, I work alongside my team members to deliver ideas and solutions. The more brain power, the better.

What talent do you wish you had?

I wish I could cook. I eat far too much pasta, soup and frozen dinners. Everyone in the office jokes that I eat like a 5-year-old.

Where did you grow up and what was it like?

Alpharetta, Georgia. My entire family lives there, so I love it. We’d spend our free time shootin’ the Chattahoochee River, grilling out down by the pool with neighbors and would drive into the city (Atlanta) every chance we got.   

What was college like for you?

I had the best college experience. I am a third-generation legacy at Auburn, so my family came up every Saturday for football games. Also, I was only two hours away from home, so it made the transition easier.

What makes the Gulf Coast stand out for you?

It’s the Deep South, and I swore I’d never leave. Something about hospitality, fried food, lake days and more…everything about it is perfect.

EDUCATION

Auburn University
Bachelor of Arts, Public Relations and Mass Communication