My Values




  • “Most companies are so obsessed with ‘digital transformation’ and finding where they can innovate, they don’t realize that it starts with your people.” - Mandana Mellano, Founder | President, PEONY
  • I like being part of a small, tight-knit team of like-minded people within a larger organization.
  • I'm not interested in politics, hierarchy, or big fancy titles. I just want to do great work with great people.
  • Fostering a community inside and outside the company
  • Contributing to the local community, such as through volunteering
  • Even though you won’t be micro-managed, the rest of the team is always ready to lend a hand — or even an ear if you just need to brainstorm some ideas

Curiosity and Imagination

When all of these values are expressed in teams, they create a safe space for imagination.

"Use imagination as a destination, and come closer, forever be." - Justice, Pleasure

Diversity and Inclusion

  • The promise to foster a workspace where everyone belongs and is heard from day one
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Allyship AND action
  • Growing and fulfilling the needs of a a diverse customer base
  • A team that doesn't look and think the same
  • The work of anti-racism; a comprehensive plan
  • Accountability




Treat everyone with respect. Leave egos at the door.


"There are three keys to ultimate success: the first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. The third way is to be kind." - Fred Rogers

"The only way to be truly happy is to make others happy." - William Carlos Williams

“Rudeness is merely the expression of fear.” - Monsieur Gustave H.


Calmness, quiet, and listening

I’m laid back, reserved

"The quieter you become, the more you can hear." - Ram Dass

Making Real-world Impact

“Find a way or make a way.” - Brooke Bonomi

A growing base of passionate customers.

Your work will be seen and appreciated by people.


Even when there are clouds, the sun is still there.

Fun teams bring out my playfulness and creativity.

Autonomy, Ownership

No micro-managing here. You’ll be given high-level direction and then left to solve it the way you feel is best.

To own an area of the business (social media).

I hate micromanagement and prefer to work with coaches.

Let's trust each other to get things done, in the ways we work best.

Let's give each other feedback and support when needed

I have a bias towards action - when an answer is unknown, my first instinct is to act on uncovering the answer


"Quiet dog bite hard." - Mos Def

Additional Reading

People-First Jobs

No Meetings, No Deadlines, No Full-Time Employees

Why most 'culture work' actually hurts your company

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