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my story

my story

Learn more about my story and why I'm passionate about business and helping others achieve greater success.

I used to downplay my background in the arts. I was a professional ballet dancer that turned to the business world, and I couldn't see how to integrate these two passions. 

Then someone asked me,

"Don't ballet dancers have to be incredibly strong?"


"Don't ballet dancers have to be incredibly dedicated?"


"And don't ballet dancers have to be incredibly resilient?"


Yes. Yes. And yes. Any many more things. That conversation made me realize some of the strengths I developed through my unique experiences that I can use everyday in business. It also made me realize that so many people and organizations are like I was--unsure of what your competitive advantage is? 

I'm passionate about helping others find their competitive advantage and achieve greater success through speaking and consulting.

I earned my Ph.D. in Strategy from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. I work as an Associate Professor at the University of Nebraska Omaha, teaching in our undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs.

I am a mom, a wife, and a part of our Omaha community. I'm excited to get to know you and learn how we can collaborate to help you find greater success.

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