Q: Why did you choose to take over Strings for Hope? A: Once the former owner decided she did not want to continue on with the company anymore, I realized how many women would be out of work. the work is so important to their lives, and I couldn’t leave them jobless.
Q: How long have you been a part of the company? A: 4 and a half years
Q: What has been the biggest change in the company since you have taken it over? A: The structure of the company, I feel our focus has changed to the lives we are impacting and employing, rather than just making money.
Q: What is your favorite part of Strings for Hope? A: My favorite part is being able to see an impact in a measurable way. Being able to connect with my employees shows our strength and our vulnerability.
Q: What have you learned about the company since taking it over? A: It is hard AF. I’ve learned it's hard to trust people and "do good" when trying to run a company. It's easy to do a kind thing, but it takes a lot to devote your life to trying to change others lives, and I’m continuing to learn each and every day while running this company.
Q: How would you define our company culture? A: TBD, we are in a process of change right now. Culture is ever changing, especially in a company that employees a lot of different types of people that come and go for personal reasons. We have our WHY, but every day is different, and soon we will be at a point where we know for sure.