Every other week we’ll profile a different member of the Carter team, giving you a little glimpse inside the personalities that make our company so robust and unique. This week we are getting to know:
1. How did you end up in this industry?
It was pretty much a fluke. I interviewed for the receptionist position with Trammell Crow right after I graduated college.
2. What’s one thing that people would be surprised to learn about you?
I was a fine art major, and still draw and paint when I find the time. I’m also trying to finish writing a book.
3. Best part of your job here at Carter?
Saving/helping wildlife & stray animals when the opportunity arises. And constantly looking for new ways to save energy and resources.
4. Who has been the most influential person in your career?
I would have to say several people. I’ve learned so much from so many people I have worked with. I couldn’t name them all, but: Allison Gilder, Mark Brown, Mike Burson, Paul Ellis, Rutledge Beecham, Holly Hughes, Scott Ghent, Kerry Ryan and Scott Renaud.
5. Where in the world are you headed on your next vacation?
6. What did you want to grow up to be?
Musician/singer and an artist.
7. If you could have lunch with a famous person – dead or alive – who would it be and why?
Daphne Sheldrick from the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. She is an amazing woman who has dedicated her life to rescuing and raising orphaned elephants in Africa.
8. Are you a social media user? Which platforms?
Yes. I use Facebook here and there, as well as Twitter to follow a few celebrities I admire.
9. What’s on your bucket list that you’d like to share?
Visit Dublin, Ireland for St. Patty’s 2014.
10. Favorite thing about Orlando?
The variety each area of Central Florida offers. Just a little bit of everything.