OCCUPATION: Mortgage loan officer at Movement Mortgage.
BORN, RAISED & GREW UP IN: Darien, Conn., and Watch Hill.
RIGHT NOW I’M IN THE MIDDLE OF: Projects associated with my role as vice chair of the YMCA board of directors.
FAVORITE WAY TO SPEND MY TIME: Roadtrips with my kids, Gus and Poppy.
PROUDEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: The fact that Mo Vaughn has a lifetime .167 batting average against me.
I’D LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR: My fundraising work for the YMCA.
TOP ON MY BUCKET LIST: Relaxing in the Easy Chair.
ALWAYS IN MY POCKET: Reading glasses, sadly.
WHAT I WANTED TO BE WHEN I GREW UP: A forest ranger.
PERSON WHO OR EXPERIENCE THAT HAS INFLUENCED ME THE MOST: Spending summers as a trip counselor at the YMCA of Greater Hartford, wow those kids were bad (in a REALLY fun way!).
FAVORITE AUTHOR: Tom Perrotta.
I AM READING: My cellphone. Yes, I’m embarrassed to say so.
I AM LISTENING TO: Tons of people calling or texting me for a mortgage.
FAVORITE MOVIE OR LAST MOVIE WATCHED: “After Hours.”
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Sue Aikens in “Life Below Zero.”
FAVORITE PET: I once had a fly in my house that I grew very fond of — had a great personality for a fly.
FAVORITE COMFORT FOOD: Butter.
AMOUNT OF TIME I SPEND ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Other than in the bathroom, not much.
TRAIT I MOST ADMIRE: Humility (see Tom Brady).
PET PEEVE: People who say “whole nother” … but sometimes they are the most fun!
FAVORITE QUOTATION: “We make our own heavens and hells.”
MY FAVORITE THING ABOUT OUR LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD: The people of course!
CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: Playing ping-pong with my son.
LITTLE KNOWN FACT ABOUT ME: In 1989, I spent more nights under the stars than in a bed.
BEST ADVICE I EVER RECEIVED: Avoid jail time.
ADVICE I BEST LIKE TO GIVE: If you’re buying a home, get pre-qualified.
IF I RULED THE WORLD I WOULD:Mandate kindness.
IF I WON THE LOTTERY, THE FIRST THING I WOULD DO IS: Build a three-story garage in Watch Hill to eliminate all the street parking, turn Bay Street into a pedestrian road and the parking lots into parks. Nice, huh?
I DRIVE A: Silver 2015 Chevy Cruze from Valenti.
I WISH I DROVE A: Ford Transit from Valenti.
ALWAYS IN MY FRIDGE: Before or after I went gluten free?
IF I COULD INVITE ONE SPECIAL PERSON TO JOIN ME FOR DINNER AND CONVERSATION, I WOULD INVITE: Wade Boggs or Sam Fusaro.
IF I COULD HOST A DINNER PARTY WITH A GROUP OF PEOPLE FROM THE PAST, PRESENT OR FUTURE, I WOULD INVITE: The 1986 Boston Red Sox.
— Interview arranged and edited by Nancy Burns-Fusaro