Hometown: Paducah, Ky.
Year you joined DWT: 1981
How you describe your work to a kid: I help people buy land where they can build buildings or grow trees.
Diversity hero: Abraham Lincoln because he understood the value and the cost of human freedom and was willing to pay the price.
Why you serve on the diversity committee: To help DWT do a better job of supporting, encouraging, and including our diverse and women attorneys.
Personal goal in five years: Be a better person.