Director of Program Management | Program Management
What makes your position at SharkNinja unique?
When I started with SharkNinja the company was looking for individuals who could come in and not just manage programs, but LEAD programs. Specifically, they were looking for individuals who could redefine what it meant to be a Program Manager at SharkNinja. Program Management at SharkNinja is different because I was allowed to help make it different. So what makes my position unique? Everything! At its core, SharkNinja Program Management is unique for the industry.
What is your personal theme song?
“Live Like You Were Dying” by Tim McGraw
Tell us three things most people don’t know about you.
- I played rugby in college
- I built houses with Habitat for Humanity
- I’m horrible at planning things outside of work (you’d think otherwise based on what I do)
What is your proudest moment to date at SharkNinja?
For me, it was right after launching of our Ninja Coffee Bar. We hosted an appreciation celebration for the teams in China and the US. Seeing all of the incredible team members come together who were not only involved in the execution of that launch, but invested in the success of that launch…. It was fulfilling knowing I was a part of a group of strong individuals that worked as one team….
What is your favorite SharkNinja product and why?
The Ninja Coffee Bar. For all the reasons I mentioned above.
What do you enjoy doing outside of work?
I enjoy doing various things, but the most entertaining is finding ways to embarrass my kids in public with my wife. Nothing like walking around Target with a Darth Vader mask on while saying in a poor attempt at a James Earl Jones impersonation, “I am your father.”