Occupation: Senior Vice President, Professional Services, Northstar
First Car: Toyota Celica GT
Favorite Restaurant: Amma, 246E 51st Street, NY
What are three things most people don't know about you?
1.I volunteer at a local farm doing Community Sponsored Agriculture
2. I love photography
3. I tutor kids
What's been your greatest adventure in life?
Moving to Singapore and then China with my family and then returning back to the States after nearly 6 years!
What's your best childhood memory?
Teasing my brothers!
If you could have a conversation with a person of your choice, past, present or future, who would that person be and why?
Mahatma Gandhi. His treatise on the 7 deadly sins (Wealth without work; Pleasure without conscience; Knowledge without character; Commerce without morality; science without humanity; religion without sacrifice; politics without principle) that would destroy us is still so valid and more - so relevant that it is very inspiring.
What's the hardest thing you've ever done in your life?
Building a team in China for consulting and implementation services at a time when services was not valued!
Tell us about your favorite hobby.
Photography - I love to take photographs of things as they are and sometimes people as well!
What are you currently reading? What is your favorite book?
Favorite Book: “Atlas Shrugged” - Ayn Rand
Currently reading: David Baldacci’s “The Whole Truth”
Is there a particular place or thing you want to see?
If you could give $10,000 to a charity, what would that charity be and why?
American Heart Association : in further memory of my father.
If you weren't on the professional services career track, what would you be doing?
What is the path that led you to Professional Services/Consulting?
Started in consulting!
What advice would you give to a recent graduate who just took a job in professional services?
Build on competency first and foremost. Style, methodology come next.