Ohio. Find It Here.
Education: Doctoral degree, Capital University Law School; bachelor’s degree, The Ohio State University
Toughest Challenge: Leading Ohio’s tourism industry through the pandemic
Favorite Quote: “Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.” ― President Theodore Roosevelt
If I Could Have Any Other Job: This is the job I want!
Most Inspiring Person: My dad, Robert MacLaren. He passed away several years ago, but he was a great role model.
Best Advice: Reach out to people when you have good news and not just when you want something.
Proudest Moment: Being the first in my family to graduate law school
Important Lesson Learned: Always take the high road
Most Important Skill: Public speaking
Bucket List: Visit every state (I’ve been to 44 of the 50)