Rapid City, SD
What Is One Special Thing About the Place You Grew Up?
It’s just outside of the Black Hills, home of Mt. Rushmore, I didn’t appreciate the beauty of the location until after I moved away.
What Was You First Job?
I was a car hop at Daisy Dell when I turned 14. No, I didn’t have to wear roller skates, but balancing those trays proved hard enough for me.
Martial arts, cycling, fitness education, and reading
Describe Yourself In 5 Words:
Energetic, detailed, fun-loving, sarcastic, passionate
Favorite Colorado Past-time:
Concerts at Red Rocks
Favorite Place to Grab a Drink:
Anywhere that has a patio…I LOVE the drinks at El Chingon & FNG.
One Unusual Thing About You:
I’ve been involved in Martial Arts for almost 40 years.
In What Ways Are You Involved in Your Community?
I love supporting local animal charities, supplying time and funds to help pets find forever homes.
Who Inspires You?
I am universally inspired by anyone with a positive and energetic outlook, great energy draws great possibilities.
What Is Your Proudest Accomplishment and Why?
I biked to the top of Mt. Evans on my 40th birthday. At the time, I thought turning 40 was going to be dramatic…not so much.
How Do You Define Success?
My true definition of success comes from the friendships, repeat business and referrals I receive from the great people I’ve been fortunate enough to work with. It’s the cornerstone of my business and I am very grateful.
What Career Path Would You Have Chosen If You Didn’t Become a Real Estate Broker?
Likely something in the fitness industry/martial arts. I had a great teacher, and I love to coach.
If You Could Master Any Skill That You Don’t Currently Have, What Would It Be and Why?
I would LOVE to be a great writer. I think great writing has the ability to inspire, provoke and motivate.
What Is the Most Adventurous Thing You’ve Ever Done?
I am open-water scuba certified and a big fan of sky diving, but I still think that moving away from all my friends and family to come to Denver over 30 years ago took a tremendous amount of bravery at that time.
If You Could Have Dinner with Anyone, Who Would It Be and Why?
I would have dinner with my maternal grandparents. I never got to meet them, I’ve only heard some great stories. They raised 8 wonderful children and I would love for them to see their huge and wonderful family now. Cousins are the best!
What Is Your Favorite Family Tradition?
Christmas with my family in South Dakota. We get together every year without fail, and both my mom and my sister are GREAT cooks. (a skill I haven’t mastered)
What’s the Best Concert You’ve Ever Been To? What Made It So Special?
Earth, Wind and Fire at Red Rocks…row 3, baby! I love ANY concert at Red Rocks, but this one was so memorable because EVERYONE was dancing just as hard as I was.
If You Could Live in A Book, TV Show, Or Movie What Would It Be and Why?
I would live on Pandora, from the Avatar movie. Love the beauty, the calm, and the intense connection to the surroundings.