My professional work with Jamie has revolved around being present and supportive to young people. Hosting international students and cooking their favorite meals or mixing it up as an official with athletes on a playing field both reflect my active and engaged approach. Parenting and dorm parenting, professional seminars, my creative industry and liberal arts background have all developed my distinct sense of personal connection. I push students to think hard, reflect, express themselves while giving consistent support and encouragement. They all know I care about them … and about their future.