My time in high school
Attended high school in the
Overall high school experience
6/10. Everyone of any quality dislikes high school
Grades in high school
B's and C's
English, Foreign Language, Physical Education
Science and math
Sports / Recreation
Life since high school
Attended college / university at
Post-graduate education or training
Le Cordon Bleu
Places lived in US
Places lived outside the US
London, Kazakhstan and Germany
Current occupations / past occupations
Executive Chef and later Managing Director of a large financial company
Industries I've worked in
- Accommodation and Food Services
- Management of Companies and Enterprises
- Finance and Insurance
Did your education prepare you for your career or occupation?
[High school name omitted] was not special or formative to me, Saint Mary's and LE Cordon Bleu were
Has your education or career/occupation trajectory ever changed? How?
I sold a successful culinary business and had to revert to my more professional education when I joined the finance industry
A little introspection...
To me, being successful means...
Happy and financially strong
My definition of success has not changed over time.
My greatest accomplishment to date and what I’ve learned from it
My kids, and I learned their quality of life is paramount
My biggest mistake or regret so far and what I’ve learned from it
I only regret things I didn't do and trips I didn't take
My favorite spot in or around Palo Alto
The border as you transition into the next town