I have been in the construction industry for twelve years, with ten of those years spent in Austin, Texas in the commercial sector. My interest in construction began with a love for architecture and how materials mesh together. During my summers in Arizona, I would frequent Taliesin West, The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture and Museum to admire his work. In high school, I completed a vocational program in Building Trades which provided me with opportunities to receive my OSHA and industry certifications and also compete in Carpentry. Since then, I have spent time in my career working in the field to what I do now, estimating.
What does leadership mean to you?
To me, leadership means being a good example to those around you by showing grace, hard work, and lots of laughs.
Do you have a favorite past project?
Any Baby Can, a non-profit organization that works with families to help provide the most happy and healthy life for children.
What’s your family?
I have two siblings, Dina and Cesar. My dog, Riley, is a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.
Do you have any hobbies?
I love to cook and bake!
What is your personal philosophy?
My philosophy is simple, “Be the Light”. I know that it’s easy to get caught up in our own busy schedules and stresses, but I think that when I choose to respond with kindness and patience to daily situations, I feel better.
If you could be anything else for just one day, what would it be?
What special talent do you have that you don’t get to use at Sabre?