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Hobbies: Deer hunting and boating.
When did you start deer hunting? I started hunting with my dad when I was 16 years old.
What do you like about hunting? I enjoy spending quality time with my dad and the peace and quiet of the woods.
Where do you usually hunt? We hunt on our family property in Indiana.
How often do you go boating? My family has a boat, so we spend most weekends on the Brookville Lake near our home.
Did you grow up in Indiana? Yes, born and raised in Indiana. I grew up in the house my parents built when I was 4 years old.
How did you hear about the job at Whitewater Valley REMC? Indeed.com.
What were you doing before you joined the co-op? I was in school at the University of Cincinnati. I worked part time at a bank and clothing boutique before graduating.
What do you like most about working at the co-op? It feels like one big family here. Everyone is so helpful and welcoming and I’ve made some great friends. Everyone is willing to help in any way possible.
Education: Associate degree in applied science from the University of Cincinnati in Ohio. I plan on attending the University of Cincinnati in 2020 to work towards a bachelor’s degree in business.
What do you like to do in your free time? I spend time with my family, friends, and puppies, Dixie and Boone.
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