Experience: Joined NPF in 2022; prior experience includes client support at Vredevoogd Heating and Cooling and founder and owner of children’s clothing business, Oh Sew Feyen.
Education: BA in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing from Davenport University.
What drives you and what do you enjoy most about being an administrative assistant?
I love talking with people and getting to know them. I am excited to start to get to know our clients!
What was your journey to the investment world and NPF specifically?
I worked in both the hospitality and business/marketing industry for years. This position at NPF combines the 2 industries!
What are the values that drive you in your professional and personal life?
Family! I am always wanting to do better and be better to make my family proud.
Where did you grow up and where do you live today?
I grew up in Hudsonville, MI and moved to Dorr when I got married. Now I live in Dorr with my husband, Andrew and our tiny pup, Winston. We love living in the country and Winston loves running around the property.
Is there a person or experience that influenced you most?
100% my parents. My mom and dad are my biggest fans. They have always believed that I could achieve anything and be the best. They have encouraged me to try new things and continue growing in what I love. They have worked very hard their entire lives to give my sister and I an opportunity to try literally any sport, club or hobby that we wanted. My parents are my favorite people in the whole world!
What is your favorite (place/restaurant/venue/etc.) in Grand Rapids/West Michigan?
Sunday brunch at Rockwells! My husband and I go almost every Sunday!
What is your favorite book…movie…band…podcast…sport (entertainment and/or business)?
BEST MOVIE EVERRRRR: Nanny McPhee
What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
I love spending time with my family and friends, specifically my niece, Vivian. Any day with “Vivi” is great day! We do a lot of activities outdoors such as hanging out by the pool, sitting by the creek, walking our dog, etc.
What is your most unique or fulfilling achievement outside of work?
Growing my small sewing business! I have worked very hard to get it to where it is today!