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Meet the Team: QLer Jenna Koval

A born and bred Midwesterner, Jenna grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. After taking a brief detour to work on a farm in rural New Hampshire, she moved to Missoula to attend the University of Montana. Jenna graduated from the University of Montana in 2013 with a B.A. in Communication Studies. Shortly after, she moved to Boulder to pursue her dream of working with talented and innovative people in one of the most beautiful cities in America. 
 
Complex problem solving and learning opportunities get Jenna out of bed in the morning. She thrives on new situations (both professionally and personally), and loves a good challenge! 
 
When she is not at work, Jenna’s idea of a perfect day includes: Waking-up early to ski, making dinner, crocheting / crafting and watching some tv. When there is no snow on the ground Jenna enjoys road biking, fly fishing and going to concerts. 
 
Jenna is excited to be joining the Quick Left team as an Agile Project Manager, and she is looking forward to some new experiences!
 

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1. Q. What is your favorite thing to eat?

A.Dim Sum

2. Q. What is one of your favorite quotes?

A.”Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.” – William Faulkner 

3. Q.What is your favorite form of exercise?

A. Skiing, cycling and gentle yoga (Preferably in that order the same day!)

4. Q. Favorite gif?

A. giphy

5. Q. Favorite place in all the world? Why?

A.On top of Highland’s bowl on a bluebird day after a big storm. Why… because it is one of the most breath-taking views (and hikes) in the whole world, and skiing down is amazing. 

6. Q.If you could sing one song absolutely flawlessly, what song would it be?

A. “MMMbop” by Hanson

7. Q. If you had coined a phrase of wisdom, what would it be?

A. “Live your life like you are happier than a bird with a french fry.”

8. Q. If you could give your 10-year old self one piece of advice, what would it be?

A. Be fearless and be authentic. No one will ever blame you for sticking to your guns and upholding your beliefs. 

9.  Q. What’s the stupidest thing you’ve ever Googled?

A.’Where can I buy pom-pom pens?’

10. Q. Which celebrity do you get mistaken for?

A. Ann Hathaway