I am currently serving my 3rd year as a Chamber Board Member for The Mendota Area Chamber of Commerce. This volunteer opportunity has been such a wonderful way for me to make a difference in my community. From being a chairperson on fundraising committees to having a voice on major decision making within the organization, I have found great joy in being a part of this.
I serve the Mendota High School as the Choir Parent Organization Secretary. Our community is so fortunate to have such an incredible Fine Arts Department for our children to develop and showcase their skills. I am grateful to play even a small role within this magnificent organization.
All About Me
I was born and raised in Mendota, IL. (90 miles southwest of Chicago) This is where I chose to raise my children. I created Bombshell Beauty Boutique in 2014. My love of the beauty industry and all things vintage combined beautifully into a 900 sq ft storefront. I love my hometown and I love that my business thrives here and is a valuable asset to my community. I have always had a goal of living the "big city" life. My career goals began to change over the years, as most people's do, and that has only fueled my need for Chicago. I have taken countless trips into the city for business training. My current target is to move "close enough to see the skyline" in 2019. The fact that this is now next year is exciting. I can not wait to see what the future holds for my career once I immerse myself within a new lifestyle, surely countless opportunities await me. I do plan to continue to serve clients locally as well as in the Chicagoland area. I am beginning to expand my career and have recently embarked as a freelance hair and makeup artist. I have done work for Chicago Pinup, both as a Model and as a Stylist. I took the opportunity to work with Chicago based filmmakers doing period hair for extras in "The Letter", a 1920's themed murder mystery that was filming locally. It is set to release early this year (2018). My goal over the next 3-5 years is to become a Chicago stylist with special focus on film, television and publications as the foundation of my career. I am taking every opportunity to gain education and experience within that end of the industry.