Get to Know: Project Lead Krista Scheidecker
Start of by telling everyone about yourself:
I grew up in northern Iowa and was the sixth person in my family to graduate from Iowa State University. I also married an ISU grad, and we live in West Des Moines.
What is your professional background?
My degree is in Logistics and Supply Chain, and I spent six years working for a local third-party logistics provider. I quickly realized my love for Excel and data, which led to a lot of analysis work!
What are your hobbies outside of work?
Reading, traveling, painting, playing volleyball and pretending I can snowboard a few times a year.
What have you enjoyed about Visionary so far?
The people and the collaborative environment!
Where is your favorite place to eat in Des Moines?
Aroy-Dee. They have the best pho in town.
What is your favorite season and why?
Fall is my favorite because of the beautiful colors. And after a hot and humid Iowa summer, I am always ready for some cooler weather!
Best book or blog you've read lately?
What is one thing you could not live a day without?
My water bottle.
What are your words to live by?
"Work hard and be nice."
What are you loving at the moment?
The Amazon Echo. Alexa is my new best friend.