Wisconsin-born, I daylight as a communications and public relations professional. I pride myself on an unwavering positivity, likely the first to high-five friends and colleagues on a job well done or sit down for a thoughtful chat around why things aren't so bad. I am a writing zealot with a particular passion for crafting profile and lifestyle features. I've interviewed local and Grammy Award-winning bands from across the country, written numerous albums and show reviews, and highlighted my articles on local broadcast media. When I'm not scouring through new music or my vinyl collection, Pearl Jam, guitar, travel, camping, Wisconsin sports, live music, Polaroid candids and film & literature are usually in the mix.