What nugget of wisdom would you offer aspiring accountants?
Explore all the different fields accounting has to offer while working towards your goal of graduating, to see which field would fit you best.
What drew you to accounting?
In a required accounting class I connected with a professor who made the class very enjoyable, and ultimately lead me to switching my major.
What’s your proudest achievement?
Pursuing and receiving my accounting degree after I had already gone through nursing school and decided that it wasn’t what I enjoyed.
Who is (or was) the most influential person in your life?
My mother, she’s the hardest worker I know and taught me a lot of great life lessons that I will always carry with me.
What is your favorite quote?
“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen” – Michael Jordan
What’s it like working for a firm that has been around so long?
I enjoy tradition, so it’s great to be a part of a team who has built just that over a long period of time.
How do you relax when not working?
Enjoying and watching almost all sporting events with friends and anything to do with the outdoors.
New Zealand. I remember watching a show about New Zealand as a kid and remembering how great it looked. I rented a car on the North Island of New Zealand three years ago and explored as much of it as possible.
Word that describes you.
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