happy places is on the side of a mountain and she shares her passion for outdoor adventures as the administrative director for the Advanced Mountaineering Program for the LA Chapter of the Sierra Club.
Over the years, she has assisted with outdoor safety instructions including gear selections.
even designed her own backpacking food supplies to address her allergies and vegan diet. She has made lifelong friendships from her wilderness travels.
But she also has worked hard throughout her career to climb to the top. While a junior at Boston College, she was recruited by the Arthur Anderson accounting firm for its leadership program.
also worked for Fox Studios and Universal Studios where she audited theatrical releases starting with script development and film cost estimates, all the way to post-production and distribution.
“I was on movie sets and met many directors and actors,”
says. “The job was exciting, but also exhausting and involved a lot of travel.”
Fifteen years ago,
came to Metropolitan to work in the Auditor’s Office. She’s worked on many audits and learned a lot about how the organization operates.
Keeping a broad perspective and respect for employees is a hallmark of her approach to the work. “Some people are afraid when they find out auditors are looking at their projects,”
says. “But our job is to help staff succeed and make sure our programs accomplish their goals in the best way possible.”