SPEAKER & PRESENTER
OVERCOMING OBSTACLES AND BUILDING NEW PATHWAYS
I enjoy putting my personal experiences as an athlete and financial planner to work as a keynote speaker to inspire and motivate others in their own journey. I speak on topics such as overcoming obstacles, leadership, the power of being able to pivot, diversity and inclusion, and financial planning. I’ve spoken for colleges and universities, corporations, and nonprofit organizations.
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CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER
While pursuing professional sports I interacted with not one but two financial advisors that didn’t provide the services I needed. I asked friends what they were doing about their finances and the answers were vague and unsettling. So, I decided to put my finance degree and MBA to use and become a Certified Financial Planner to fill the gap for young professionals.
My company, Worth Winning, offers virtual services to help young professionals get the answers to the financial questions that matter most to them. Whether that is creating a budget, figuring out a plan for paying off student loans, setting goals for savings or understanding your 401(k), Worth Winning is ready to help with all things personal finance.
A LEADER IN THE ATHLETIC COMMUNITY AND THE WORLD
Sports has given me so much, I’ve made it my mission to give back to my peers in a way that will have a positive and meaningful impact on their lives. I’ve been involved in several organizations including:
USATF Athlete Advisory Committee
World Anti Doping Agency Athlete Committee
World Anti Doping Agency Finance Committee
USA Bobsled/Skeleton Foundation
Outside of sports, I enjoy being a member of the Junior League of Dallas where I volunteer with an organization called Our Friends Place helping young women break the generational cycle of abuse, neglect, poverty, and homelessness.
"THE OVAL OFFICE"
Life as a professional track and field athlete is about more than just training hard and winning competitions; it’s about building a business. If athletes build the business right and manage it properly they will be set up for a successful life long after their athletic career is over. However, the process of doing this has been a frustrating and confusing one for many athletes. There hasn’t been a guide to tell them what they need to know, until now…
I compiled lessons I learned the hard way as a professional track and field athlete into, The Oval Office: a 4x Olympian’s Guide to Becoming a Professional Athlete. It is actionable advice on how you can succeed at building a career as a professional athlete. It’s the guide I wish I had when I was beginning my career. This book was a passion project to help the next generation of athletes.