Phone: (616) 774-4585Biography:
Number of seasons with the Griffins (through 2011-12): 6
What you love most about working for the Griffins: I love being able to watch the hockey stars of tomorrow get their start. Its great seeing the joy and pride the fans have for the team and its fun being a part of that.
Favorite all-time Griffins players: Jonathan Ericsson
Best thing about your job: I enjoy the variety of projects that I get to work on, as well as the challenge and the push to stretch me as a designer to learn new skills and find creative solutions. There is always something new to work on!
Hometown: Port Huron, MI
Pets: A cat named Bella.
College: Graphic Design from Kendall College of Art & Design, 2006.
As a child you dreamed of becoming: A veterinarian because I loved animals.
First job: When I was 16, I was a sales associate at Younkers Department Store.
Current dream job: To open my own marketing & design firm or a specialty food and wine store.
If you could trade places for a day with another person, who would it be?: Pastry chef Duff Goldman; Ive always thought it would be fun to bake and decorate cakes.
Most memorable on-the-job mistake/embarrassing moment: A couple of seasons ago I made a pretty big error on the magnetic schedule that no one caught until the final product arrived. I have definitely learned to triple check my work now!
Favorite charities or causes: Humane Society of Kent County and local arts organizations.
Most exciting/unique thing that youve done or place that youve visited: Going cave spelunking and white water rafting on a class 4/5 river in Tennessee.
Sports played growing up: Soccer, tennis, and dance
An interesting fact about you: In 2010, I was one of the lucky winners to receive a trip to London, England, from iTunes to the London iTunes Festival. I was shocked to discover that people really do win those things!
Favorite foods: Baked rosemary sweet potato fries, Asian- inspired cuisine, and red velvet cake.
Favorite music artists: MuteMath, John Mayer, Needtobreathe, 30 Seconds to Mars, Switchfoot.
Favorite book or author: Ted Dekker and Donald Miller
Favorite subject in elementary school: Art
Favorite spectator sports: Hockey
Favorite pro/college sports teams (excluding the Griffins): Detroit Redwings and Chicago Blackhawks.
Favorite recreational activities/hobbies: Attending concerts, the GR Symphony and Ballet, wine tasting, volunteering at the Humane Society, supporting local restaurants and stores, traveling, watching hockey, and working on my cooking skills.