Board of Regents
Where did you go to college, and what was your major?
Valparaiso University for finance
Have you lived in any other cities or countries? If so, where?
Just in the Chicago suburbs
Where do you currently work? Tell us about your current role.
Nuveen as the Head of U.S. Wealth Client Marketing
What are your passions or hobbies outside of work?
Running, mostly marathons!
When you were in high school, what were your favorite activities outside the classroom?
Floor hockey, dance squad
What is your favorite place to travel to? What do you like to do there?
So far, Italy, Paris, and Napa to drink wine!
Who is the person who made the greatest impact on your life growing up? How did they help shape you?
My parents taught me faith, the importance of family, and hard work.
How did you get connected to Mercy Home?
My sister and brother-in-law
Why is the mission of Mercy Home important to you?
My mom died when I was young. I struggled a lot and know what it’s like to feel “displaced” and unstable. I also love Chicago and it breaks my heart to see kids living in violence and chaos, and to ever feel like they aren’t loved or cared for.
What do you consider to be your proudest accomplishment?
Being a top fundraiser for Mercy Home’s marathon program, the Mercy Home Heroes!
What would you like your legacy at Mercy Home to be?
Helping to build the marathon program and fundraising.