Birthday: February 7
Years as a Mustang: 2nd Year- Vet Status!
Hometown: Chicago, The home of the President and First Lady!
Occupation: Truly a Business Type of Woman- Certified Public Accountant & Certified Fraud Examiner!
College/Graduate School: DePaul University- Go Blue Demons!
Pets: None! I have to admit that the chihuahua in the movie Legally Blonde is so adorable!
The thing I most look forward to as a Chicago Mustang Dancer: Dancing, photo shoots, and community involvement. Let’s Go Mustangs!
When I’m not dancing, I love to: Create precious memories with family & friends, meet new and exciting people through public speaking & community appearances, and prepare to become a positive representative for Illinois!
Favorite Movie: Grease, Save the Last Dance, etc. Any movie that combines dance and romance is at the top of my list!
Favorite Book: There has to be a three-way tie between Pretty Smart, How Remarkable Women Lead, and The Success Principles!
Favorite Holiday: Christmas!
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: I am a Zumba and Toastmasters junkie! If there is any opportunity available to meet new and inspiring individuals at a Toastmasters Club or take advantage of a great workout, I’m there!
Best advice for kids: You are well capable of doing anything you put your heart into. Embrace challenges because obstacles are only disguised opportunities. Aim to turn the impossible into I’m Possible!
Most important goal in life: Happiness:) Happiness for me is bringing joy and inspiration to those around me, continuously growing and living my dreams, and serving a God who is capable of all things.
Two people I would like to have dinner with: Oprah Winfrey and Michelle Obama- Two women who walked confidently in the direction of their dreams!
My greatest inspiration: My AMAZING Mother and every woman warrior who has paved the way for others!
Favorite quote: “The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of them all.”
Greatest accomplishment: I have led corporate, community, and governmental employees to success in leadership and public speaking through Toastmasters International. Now I have been given the opportunity to serve Illinois as District 30 Central South Division Governor!
Favorite NFL team: Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints!
Favorite NBA team: The only team to win 70+ games in a single season and team of the 2011 MVP…the Chicago Bulls!
Favorite MLB team: Go White Sox!
If you could have a super power, what would it be? I would eliminate hate and inject people with love!