I was born in Chicago, Illinois, but my family moved to Austin when I was three. I earned my Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing, with a focus on sales. Before joining the Hill Country staff in May of 2022, I worked for a marketing agency, conducting projects for ExxonMobil and Dell.

What is your sport?
Tennis and skateboarding

What is your favorite hobby or one of your favorite things?
Skateboarding and laughing with my hubbie.

What is your favorite food?
Thai food

Growing up, you hoped to become a…

Other than the Bible, what’s your all-time favorite book?
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

What is an interesting fact about you?
I was a competitive gymnast.

What is your favorite Scripture or quote?
For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 8:38-39 (NIV)

Who has had the greatest influence on your life and why?
My husband, Dirk, has given me the most tangible understanding of Christ’s love for me. My mom, Alice, taught me how to use my gifts to honor the Lord and to trust Him. My dad, Kimo, taught me how to read the Word and share the gospel. My sister, Gabrielle, walks with me step by step in my faith, and my mentor, Brittany, shared wisdom with me during pivotal moments in my life.

What do you believe makes Hill Country distinct?
It has a very grassroots feel. The culture is preserved as the school grows, and if it shifts, it is in a way that honors God. There are so many genuine Christ-followers here.

What do you love about working at Hill Country?
The curriculum and expected behavior are Christ-centered. Families are involved in the school just as much as the students. There is a large emphasis on personal development, whether you are faculty, staff, or a student.