Mindi is known for her passion for cultivating leaders from within an organization. She partners extensively with front-line managers to create a "best place to work" culture and believes her unique contribution comes by way of bringing out the best in others. Mindi has 20 years of experience in human resources, leadership development and leading learning. She has worked in a broad range of industries and most frequently finds herself surrounded by advanced technology teams. Mindi earned her Senior Professional Human Resources certification in 2007. She holds a bachelor's degree in business from Averett University and a master's degree in education from Capella University. She boasts of waiting until she was "older than most" to start a family. She has a son, Hunter, who will be 4 years old in December. In her spare time (yeah, right), she participates in Tough Mudder competitions, and places tremendous value on advancing the practice of health and wellness in the workplace and at home.