Team Leader. Business Consultant. Writer. Traveler.

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Recent updates

Writing/Thought Leadership – Some new things have been happening in my publishing life. I was recently published by both Rolling Stone and Robb Report.

Thought leadership – New as of May 2021, check out my thought leadership page, where I provide links to a selection of thought leadership pieces that I have published over the years.

Electric vehicles – In early 2020, I purchased a Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid. In October 2020, I was invited to speak about my ownership experience at a virtual panel with Fresh Energy, a nonprofit advocating for speeding the transition to clean energy and transportation. The video is here. As of February 2021, my car is one of 7 of its make and model registered in Minnesota.

Advanced open water scuba certification – During September 2020 I spent three weeks in Playa del Carmen, Mexico where I earned my advanced open water scuba certification.

Private pilot license – In June 2020 I completed training and passed my check-ride, earning my private pilot license. This was the culmination of nine months of training and study and allows me to fly myself and passengers in small planes under visual flight rules. If you’re up in Minneapolis, let’s go for a flight!

Freelance writing – Starting in February 2020, I began writing as a freelance contributor for Forbes Advisor on the topics of credit cards and miles/points programs. Published content on Forbes.com can be found here.