Where are you from + What is your
I was born
and raised in Des Moines for my whole life primarily. In 2010 I graduated early
from high school and moved to Cedar Falls to attend College at UNI. I met my
son’s father while living there, we began dating and two and a half years later
moved back to Des Moines. I currently live in West Des Moines and my son and I just moved into a new townhouse.
Outside of work you will find me….?
Outside of work you will find me chasing my 3-year-old, Mateo, around. Or
watching movies. Friday is my son’s favorite day of the week so after work and
daycare we usually go rent a movie, pick up dinner somewhere and watch a movie
in our “clubhouse” (aka blanket tent). Typically, on the weekend my family and
friends will go to at least one or two local hockey games... usually the Des
Something your co-workers may not
know about you?
up, I took a variety of dance classes. I was in dance for almost 15 years. I
don’t take any dance classes anymore but I do attend Zumba classes a couple
times a week for fun and exercise.
I knew pretty much after my
2nd interview with George, Sara, and Brian that Universal Printing
would be a good place to work because you can tell everyone genuinely cares for
one another. It’s a family company, small enough that they really know about
and care about all their employees but also rapidly growing and is big enough
that employees getting their “40 hours” in is never a concern and I am always
learning something new. I can truly say for the first time in my life that I
wake up happy to go to work every day. I enjoy what I do, those I work with,
and am excited to see what the future holds for me at Universal Printing.