Senior Division Operations Administrator
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine
First UTSW job: Assisting with implementation of the human resources management system (HRMS) project.
Best parts about my job: The people, and creating processes that help others do their jobs more efficiently.
What energizes me at work: My team and their ideas. We are always trying to innovate and make our work environment a better place.
How co-workers describe me: Passionate – I get excited about new projects and sharing that vision with others in terms that energize them so that we share a common goal.
Recipe for success: I like to accomplish things – it's that checklist thing. You determine a goal, map out what it takes, share the vision, and watch it take shape. Then you celebrate and move on to the next idea.
I’m really good at: Creating all kinds of things with textiles and a sewing machine.
I wish I were an instant expert at: All things Microsoft 365.
Surprising fact: I designed and made several wedding dresses, including my own.
Claim to fame: I am a cancer survivor.
Hobbies or passions: Being with my family, spending time with my grandkids, and reading.
Final note: Over the years I have had eight family members working at UTSW, plus my husband was involved in the mechanical engineering plans for William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital.