In my over 30+ years in the meetings and events industry, I have brought professional skill sets to the table in:

  • Meeting/Event Planning
  • Hotel Sales & Marketing
  • Facilitating, Speaking, Coaching (Virtual & In-Person)
  • Event Emceeing/Moderating (Virtual & In-Person)
  • Client Advisory Board Management
  • Association Management
  • Website Design and Deployment


When I am not at work, I enjoy a host of things that enrich my life with both friends and family including:

  • World Travel (44 countries on 4 continents)
  • Volunteer Work (local and national)
  • Spiritual Enrichment
  • Photography
  • Music/Theater (both on and off stage)
  • Teaching/Mentoring
  • Personal Development
  • Technology
  • Spending time with my “tribe”

 – Random Thoughts –

Here are some blog posts I’ve shared over the years where some are original, some are shared content, but all give you some insight as to how my brain works and what makes me tick.


“We are living in interesting times.” That, IS the truth. What is also the truth is there are many small business owners and independent contractors like myself who work in the meetings & events industry who’ve been hit hard by these interesting times. In the last 10 days, I’ve seen 1/3 of my annual revenue[…]

The Choice Is Mine

Since February of 1999, I have been living my best life, doing my best work, being my best self. Then BAM! The “Rona” lands here in America and changes everything. Fear becomes widespread, people become even more divided than we already were, and the simple things I’ve learned in my adulthood like “love and tolerance[…]

Is There a Difference Between a “Mother” and a “Mom?”

On June 21, 1960, I was born in Wichita Falls, Texas around 10pm(ish). My parents were not there at Wichita General Hospital when I was born. They were at the movies – and when they got home (as I’ve been told), my grandmother came out to the driveway screaming, “You’re Parents!!! You’re Parents!!!!” Yes, I[…]

When a Plan Comes Together

Let me ask you a question…. have you ever had one of “those” days where you think “WHY is THIS happening?!?!?” Today could have been one of those days. I had a really great night’s sleep last night after finishing up a productive client meeting in Colorado yesterday. #score I went to sleep at 10:30pm,[…]