Born: Cedar Rapids and currently live in Marion
Family: Mom, Dad, younger brother, and younger sister
Hobbies: Reading, biking, motorcycling, card games, running, and cooking.
First job: I was a bicycle technician at Northtowne Cycling and Fitness. It was a great first job to learn mechanical skills and the staff were great to work with.
Career: I’ve been working at McGrath since graduating college in 2014, first as the aftermarket consultant at Dodge and now as the warranty administrator at Buick.
Why did you want to become an Emerging Leader: I wanted to learn more about the industry and pick up some skills from team members that work in other departments.
Proud accomplishment: Paying off student loan debt.
Something that would surprise others: Cooking
Passion that gets you fired up: I really enjoy being able to give back to the community. I have volunteered with Willis Dady Shelter in town, which is very rewarding.
Someone you admire: My dad, he’s always given me guidance and has served as a positive role model.
Something you want to do before you die: Take another trip outside the United States, either to Europe, or South America.
Personal motto: Be the change you want to see in the world!
Definition of happiness: Being content with what you have.
Piece of advice for others: Look both ways before crossing the street.
What do you hope to achieve at McGrath: I’m looking to grow in my knowledge of the industry and learn as many skills as I can.