My company & title is… Principal at Adams Traditional Academy,

A typical day in my life includes… A typical day could start with doing morning traffic duty, parent meetings, student discipline, and end with an evening board meeting. There is a lot of variation from day to day.

My favorite thing about living/working in Deer Valley is… The wonderful community.

Your favorite movie you could never get tired of watching and why… Freedom Writers

My family… My husband of 27 years, two sons, daughter-in-law and a new grandbaby boy born this summer.

The business lesson I learned the hard way is… never respond to an email when angry…wait.

One thing I cannot live without… My husband and children

When I was younger, I wanted to be… A teacher

The song I would sing at Karaoke night is… Angel by Sarah McLachlan.

The one person who motivates me is… Myself.

The perfect day would be… a day at the beach with my family and eating at a favorite restaurant, finished by play cards or a game with my family.

My first job was… I worked at Dairy Queen in Flagstaff. The building is still standing!

My life… I am blessed on so many levels. My family is amazing and growing which makes me very happy. My coworkers are the best team I have ever worked with. My four best friends have been my friends since high school. 

I’m currently working on… Building a pool and outdoor kitchen for entertaining.

The best gift I’ve ever received was… Letters from my children and a new bike.

My dream vacation would be to… Greece

My words of wisdom to aspiring business owners… Find what motivates you. Children motivate me.