Current hometown: Mount Dora.
Occupation: Owner and creative director at AP Design, Mount Dora.
My first job: I was a lifeguard at my community pool when I was a teenager.
Greatest career accomplishment: Abruptly switching careers a bit late in the game, going back to design school and then successfully building a design and marketing career. Sometimes quitting is the best thing you can do.
Business philosophy: Curate relationships carefully. Be honest, be kind, be yourself and do your best to surround yourself with people who share your values.
Leader I admire: Leslie Knope.
Away from the job, I enjoy: Singing barbershop. I am a member of O-Town Sound Chorus and Speakeasy Quartet.
Hidden talent: I speak fluent French.