School Attended: Murray State University; Undergraduate December 2014, Graduate December 2015
Company: Marathon Petroleum Company
How Many Times You’ve Attended AIHce: First one!
What Do You Hope to Gain from Attending AIHce 2016: I hope to gain relationships with professionals within my field and across different industries. I also hope to utilize the new thought leader track to learn about new sensor technologies and data management.
Why Do You Think AIHce Is the Best Conference for an Early Career Professional: I think it is especially important for young professionals to attend AIHce to further their commitment to continuous education, to build professional relationships, and remaining competitive with peers.
If You Could Have Lunch with One Presenter from the Meeting, Who Would It Be? Why?: I would like to have lunch with any and all female presenters to learn how the profession has changed since they were my age.
If You Could Meet One Celebrity, Who Would It Be?: Mel Brooks
Favorite App: Crosswords
Favorite Movie: Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Coffee or Tea: Coffee
Salty or Sweet: Sweet
School Attended: University of Michigan, School of Public Health
Company: BP America
How Many Times You’ve Attended AIHce: 2016 will be my 7th year
What Do You Hope to Gain from Attending AIHce 2016: Knowledge, Networking, and Emerging Issues
Why Do You Think AIHce Is the Best Conference for an Early Career Professional: I believe it is the largest gathering of IH professionals in the world. The amount of resources and activities at AIHce is vast, from PDCs to interview prep, from pairing with a Mentor, to the AIHF Fun Run. Our profession is lucky to have an annual gathering that provides so much to its members. It’s a great way to get in where you fit in.
If You Could Have Lunch with One Presenter from the Meeting, Who Would It Be? Why?: John Meeker, to better understand available LEV systems in controlling welding fumes.
If You Could Meet One Celebrity, Who Would It Be?: Stephen Colbert
Favorite App: Snapchat
Favorite Movie: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
Coffee or Tea: Chai
Salty or Sweet: McDonald’s McGriddle – got em both