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Sierra Shirk
Building Manager 

Birthday:
June 6

Hometown:
Battle Creek, MI

Major:
Nursing

Dream Job/Location:
Labor & Delivery nurse in a warm, beautiful state

Interests/Hobbies
:
Running and spending time with friends and family

Favorite Books:
Twilight Series

Favorite Movies:
Tommy Boy, Mean Girls, Step Brothers and any chick flick

Famous Quote or Own Quote:
"Everything happens for a reason"

Unique Facts:
I recently ran my first half marathon and I am training for my next!


 

 

Phil Hardybala
Building Managerphil


Birthday:
March 24

Hometown:
Almont, MI

Major:
HVAC-R

Dream Job/Location:
Stay at home dad making forts and sleeping

Interests/Hobbies
:
Longboarding, tennis, basketball, baseball, disc golf,
and ultimate Frisbee. I pretty much like being active
outdoors

Favorite Books:
Into the Wild, The Lost Symbol, Angels and Demons, Inferno

Favorite Movies:
Into the Wild, The Mighty Ducks, Airborne,
The Dark Knight, and Miracle

Famous Quote or Own Quote:
"In reality nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure."

-Christopher J McCandless



Unique Facts:
I am a super duper senior!


 

Emily Homant
Member Servicesemily


Birthday
January 31

Hometown
Alpena, MI

Major
Nuclear Medicine with a minor in Medical Informatics

Dream Job/Location
Trophy Wife

Interests/Hobbies

Fishing, snowboarding, reading, traveling

Favorite Books
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Favorite Movies
50 First Dates (and all Adam Sandler) with "We're the Millers" at a close second!

Famous Quote or Own Quote: 
"Everything happens for a reason."

Unique Facts
Last summer I went to Spain, France, and Italy.

Next summer I want to go to Thailand!


 

 

Katie Kieliszewski
Member Services

 

BirthdayKatieK
June 19

Hometown
Alpena, MI

Major
Nuclear Medicine & Health Care Systems Administration

Dream Job/Location
Chief Nuclear Medicine Technologist at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital in Grand Rapids

Interests/Hobbies

IM sports, exercising, hanging with friends

Favorite Books
A Million Little Pieces by James Frey

Favorite Movies
Girl Interrupted, Hocus Pocus, The Help

Famous Quote or Own Quote: 
"If you want success first start thinking of yourself as a success."

Unique Facts
I couldn't spell my last name until I was 9.

My family had a near fatal case of carbon monoxide poisoning when I was little.


John Churtowski
Building Manager

Birthday: 
May 11

Hometown: 
Warren, MI

Major:

Pre-optometry

Dream Job/Location: 

Owning a successful private practice

Interests/Hobbies: 

Music, science,and sports

Favorite Books:

Inheritance Cycle

Favorite Movies: 

Lion King

Famous Quote or Own Quote: 

"For those I love, I will sacrifice." 

Unique Facts: 

I have been a DJ since I was 14.


John Ensink
Building Manager

Birthday: 
June 6

Hometown: 
Oak Park, MI

Major:

Graphic Media Management


Dream Job/Location: 

Pentwater, MI

Interests/Hobbies: 

Things with motors

Favorite Books:

The ones I do not have to read for school
Favorite Movies: 

Somewhere in time

Famous Quote or Own Quote: 

 "Tell me I will forget-Show me I will remember, Engage me I will understand."

 


Andrew GrixAndrewG
Building Manager

Birthday
March 4

Hometown
Oxford, MI

Major
Biology/Pre-Physical Therapy

Dream Job/Location
Physical therapy outpatient clinic; working with musculoskeletal injuries

Interests/Hobbies

Swimming, Cycling

Favorite Books
The Road, Infinite Jest

Favorite Movies
The Man From Earth

Famous Quote or Own Quote: 
"A free person should learn nothing slavishly. For while compulsory physical labors do no harm to the body, no compulsory instruction remains in the soul."

-Socrates Republic Book VII

Unique Facts

I competed in a triathlon


Mimi LoveMimi
Building Manager

Birthday: 
February 15

Hometown: 
Atlanta


Major: 
Health Care Systems Administration


Dream Job/Location: 

Working for the CDC in Atlanta

Interests/Hobbies: 

Working out, Helping others, online shopping

Favorite Books: 

The Giving Tree By Shel Silverstien, Catcher in the Rye, Speak, The Great Gatsby

Favorite Movies: 
The Lion King, UP, Pirates of the Caribbean


Famous Quote or Own Quote: 

"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value." -Albert Einstien

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the distance." -Robert Frost

Unique Facts: 

I really love to read poetry! Some of my favorite poets are Edgar Allen Poe, T.S. Eliot, E.E. Cummings, and Jane Goodall.


Brittany Wood
Building Manager

Birthday: 
February 20

Hometown: 
Lakeview, MI

Major:

Hospitality Resort Management 

Dream Job/Location: 

General Manager at Atlantis Resort in Bahamas

Interests/Hobbies: 

Fishing, sand duning, outdoors, hanging with family and friends

Favorite Movies: 

Remember the Titans

Famous Quote or Own Quote: 

"What doesn't kill you makes you stronger."

Unique Facts: 

My three sisters and my first name initials are ABCD (Ashley, Brittany, Chelsey, Danelle)


Stephanie Shivley
Building Manager

 

Birthday: 
September 12

Hometown: 
Lansing, MI

Major:

Health Care Systems Administration with a Minor in Military Science

Dream Job/Location: 

Wonder Woman/ Planet Earth

Interests/Hobbies: 

Running, Swimming, Painting, Baking

Favorite Books: 

Redeeming Love, Harry Potter

Favorite Movies:

Coach Carter, Miracle, Harry Potter

Famous Quote or Own Quote: 

"Strive for excellence in everything you do."

Unique Facts: 

I'm Estonian and in the US Army


Michael Terrell
Building Manager

Birthday: 
December 19

Hometown: 
Detroit

Major:

Construction Management

Dream Job/Location: 

Project Manager in Texas or Florida

Interests/Hobbies: 

Playing/Watching Sports

Favorite Books:

The Secret to Success by Eric Thomas

Favorite Movies: 

Batman Trilogy, Friday

Famous Quote or Own Quote: 

"Obstacles are what you see when you take your eye off the goal."

Unique Facts: 

I'm really taller than I look