What was the hardest lesson you've learned so far? "Allowing others to take me off my focus and losing faith at key points in my life. That has made a difference in falling or moving to a higher level."
What's a fact about yourself that will surprise people? "I'm really a shy person, and I'm a softy. Not that I can't be stern and hard and disciplined, but I'm really a softy."
What do you do to relax? "Working out for me is a form of relaxation. I love to go to the movies. I like the Landmark Theatre. I get popcorn and a glass of wine."
Your (other) dream job would be ... "To be an ambassador to an African country."
What's on your playlist? "'Suit & Tie,' by Justin Timberlake. Some of Adele's songs. I have a whole variety of oldies as well."
What is your favorite book? "Purpose Driven Life."
What's your favorite vacation destination? "Key Biscayne outside of Miami."