Occupation: VP, Global Professional Services, Teradata Corporation
First Car: 1971 Chevy Malibu
Favorite Restaurant: Atlanta Fish Market - Buckhead GA
What are three things most people don't know about you?
I have no secrets!
What's been your greatest adventure in life?
I took a month out of college and traveled the US with little money and no timetable. I could have written a book on those thirty days.
What's your best childhood memory?
Backyard football games.
What's the hardest thing you've ever done in your life?
Raise 4 teenagers.
Tell us about your favorite hobby.
Golf. However, it is disappointing to not be much better at my favorite hobby.
What are you currently reading? What is your favorite book?
Conspiracy of Fools (Enron story) by Kurt Eichenwanld
Is there a particular place or thing you want to see?
All “1000 of the Places to See Before you Die”.
If you could give $10,000 to a charity, what would that charity be and why?
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cancer Home -They provide hospice care for terminal cancer patients who have no means or family to care for them.
If you weren't on the professional services career track, what would you be doing?
Probably teaching high school math.
What is the path that led you to Professional Services/Consulting?
First job out of School was with Andersen Consulting; many non - PS jobs in between, but I came back to Professional Services in a management capacity about fifteen years ago.
What advice would you give to a recent graduate who just took a job in professional services?
Learn everything you can as quickly as you can - enjoy the diversity consulting brings and do it while you are young and with less responsibilties at home.