To be a professional musician (Vocalist or Bassoonist), but discovered Geology along the way! I took a river rafting trip through WMU the summer before my freshman year of college, and have been hooked on sedimentary rocks ever since.
B.S. Geology – Western Michigan University (2006), M.S. Geology – Western Michigan University (2008)
Companies and Institutions I’ve worked for:
My first geo-jobs/internships were with EOG Resources Inc. in the summer of 2007 and the Shell Gourami Business Challenge in the summer of 2007. I stayed with and am currently working for EOG Resources Inc. in Midland, TX.
Basins I’ve worked:
Years in the petroleum business:
First Well/Research Program:
My fondest memory or proudest moment:
Graduation from college/grad school, knowing that I will be doing what I love for the rest of my life.
My inspiration and motivation comes from:
Enthusiastic petroleum professionals!
My most memorable idols/mentors:
Dane Alexander (Mattawan High School, Mattawan, MI), G. Michael Grammer (Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI), all the folks at EOG who have helped me get started with my career, the WTGS community, and all the professional women in Earth Sciences who have helped pave the way for future generations.
AAPG member since:
PROWESS, Youth Education Activities
AAPG, SEPM, WTGS, YPE
Bachelor’s and Master’s from Western Michigan University
Currently EOG Resources, Inc.