Q. Who is/was the most influential person in your life?
My family, each in their own way. It’s all about family. If you’re held to a higher standard by those close to you, you’ll likely achieve it.
Q. What nugget of wisdom would you offer aspiring accountants?
Two things: Make your grades and strive to communicate effectively.
Beyond the Boardroom
What do you do to relax when you're not working?
I cook, especially Louisiana-style foods, like jambalaya.
Where the beaches are white sand and the water’s warm, like Destin, Florida.
Most prized possession:
Favorite film(s): Planes, Trains and Automobiles
- Groundhog Day
- Fight Club
- The Outlaw
- Josey Wales (all-time favorite)
Word that best describes you:
“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln
All-time top 5 CDs:
- Rolling Stones – Sticky Fingers
- UFO – Strangers in the Night
- AC/DC – Highway to Hell
- Def Leppard – Hysteria
- Thin Lizzy – Live and Dangerous