Moved to PDX in Jan 2013...loving Iit so far, it's nice to see family more than just once a year. I spent 12 years in Nashville and am excited to be back out west! I was born and raised in Portland so it's nice to be back on this side of the country. I studied marketing, music business and business admin in college and worked in radio promotions for 3 years in Nashville...which made for some pretty awesome times. I've been in research for just over 5 years and seriously love it - it's a little more of a serious career which is nice.
I can be a bit of a social chameleon as I like to keep things versatile. I have a wide variety of interests which unfortunately at times can keep me from getting fully engrossed in any particular interest. One thing for sure though, I love Audis and can be a bit of a car geek at times. I can be shy, awkward and a complete klutz as well...it just snowballs for me sometimes, haha!
Education is also important as I hope to eventually get my MBA...life just hasn't been cooperating lately. I need to have someone who values education. Now, I do understand that education isn't everything - my father never finished high school but still managed to build an extremely successful international business...all on his own. The difference is that he was always teaching himself something new - anything from a new language to a new presentation technique. I must have someone who cares about their appearance...as in actually washes their clothe and showers. While I'll admit I like to spend days hanging around in my ripped jeans, t-shirt and my favorite trucker hat, I don't do that every day. I must have someone who is genuine and true to their own beliefs. You don't have to share my moral convictions but you should respect them.
*Please excuse any typos, completing this from a smartphone is a bit of a challenge!