BIRTH DATE AND PLACE: June 27, Pittsburgh.
RESIDENCE: Mount Pleasant.
OCCUPATION: Co-owner Wilderness Grille, Awendaw.
FAMILY: Fiance Jesse Ford; daughter, Breanna, 24; grandson, Lawson, 3 1/2; and Wamba, a golden retriever.
EDUCATION: B.S. in accounting with minor in computer science, University of Pittsburgh.
WORDS THAT BEST DESCRIBE ME: Driven, outgoing, compassionate, outdoorsy, workaholic.
TALENTS/HOBBIES: Gardening, photography, decorating, motorcycling, camping, cooking.
THE BIGGEST CHARLESTON COUNTY ISSUE: The electric bill, it is half the house payment.
SOMETHING I HOPE TO CHANGE OR ACCOMPLISH: I hope to be successful in this business and to teach children something about nature. I give each child who comes to the restaurant a packet of seeds.
FIRST JOB: Getting up at 4 a.m. to make the doughnuts by 6 a.m. for Dunkin' Donuts. I was a morning person, I was driven to do it and excited about it.
Favorite thing to cook or Eat: Anything Italian.
DREAM VACATION: A beach in Italy, working on a co-op farm.
FAVORITE CHILDHOOD MEMORies: Catering with my grandmother; it's how I learned etiquette, family reunions, making apple butter for my church fundraisers and my grandmother's flower garden.
SOMETHING MY PARENTS ALWAYS TOLD ME: To be true to myself.
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