Education: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Favorite Quote: “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.”
How I Motivate Others: I motivate others by encouraging the Cleveland Metroparks leadership team and employees to speak their voice to promote change.
Proudest Moment: This year we won the 2021 National Gold Medal “Best in Nation” Award for Excellence in Parks and Recreation Management — the second in my tenure and the fifth in Cleveland Metroparks history.
What Keeps Me Up at Night: Cyber security risks are becoming increasingly more prevalent at a time when our dependence on information technology is increasing. It’s critical to ensure staff have the proper training and that you have a knowledgeable information technology team that is taking proactive steps to protect the organization.