Introduced to the radio industry in the summer of 1997 while working as an Audit Manager for Deloitte & Touche based in Seattle, WA when assigned a small portion of Entercom’s initial public offering.
Later in 1998, recruited to New Northwest Broadcasters (“NNB”) as its Chief Financial Officer. During a 13 year tenure with NNB served as CFO, Executive VP and finally President & CEO with ultimate oversight of all aspects of the company including operations, strategic planning, capital structure and owner/lender relations.
In 2011 founded Ohana Media Group, LLC and purchased stations in Alaska and Oregon. Today OMG consists of 11 radio stations serving Wasilla, AK; Anchorage, AK and Astoria, OR. OMG also manages a standalone FM in Seattle, WA.
A proud graduate of the University of Washington (GO DAWGS!) with a BA in Accounting. Graduate of the NABEF class of 2004 and currently serve as an associate dean for that same program. Recipient of Media Financial Managers Rainmaker Award (2009). Voted one of Radio Ink’s Most Influential Women (June 2010). Currently a board member of the Oregon Association of Broadcasters (2012-2014).