• At the top of my bucket list

    Hang gliding over a rain forest by jumping off the edge of a cliff.

  • My favorite motto

    “‘That has too much cheese on it.’ Said no one. Ever.” My Wisconsin roots run deep!

  • The words or phrases I most overuse

    Hyperboles are my favorite figures of speech, so any words that create gross exaggerations are my go-to phrases.

  • The natural talent I’d like to be gifted with


  • The qualities that make me an “unconventional” consultant

    My formal training is in biology and political science and I have primarily worked in the realm of community development. These experiences help me think about the potential solutions to problems from a variety of angles.

  • One word my colleagues would use to describe me

    Curious. If I don’t understand something, I will be 10 articles deep on the internet within minutes.

  • Something about me people might not know

    I can fully understand the meaning of mink frogs’ different croaks after studying their call function for a summer in college.