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Get to know a Momenteer: Tiffany!

Carolynn Burns

With Erika off on a well-deserved holiday, I am once again your guest host in our Get to Know a Momenteer series. It is my great pleasure to introduce you to our newest Momenteer — Tiffany Elliot! Tiffany joined our team as Marketing Manager only a month ago, and already she is bringing new rigour and vigour to The Moment. Although we’ve only just met, I already admire Tiffany’s passion and dedication to achieving her dreams – you don’t become a gold-medal winning international athlete without incredible motivation and resilience. As soon as you meet Tiffany, you are struck by her great laugh (update: please know that I wrote this before interviewing Tiffany – too funny that I landed on her favourite compliment!!). Her natural warmth and openness bring a wonderful lightness & buoyancy to the studio.

As I write this, I can hear her engaging some other Momenteers in a lively debate about the role of culture in identifying & shifting societal biases. Seeking alternate view points, asking hard questions, and digging deeper to understand why — suffice to say, Tiffany fits right in!

I caught up with Tiffany this afternoon in studio, read on for more, and please check out her bio on our team page.

Spiffy & Burnzy

Here we go!

What’s your nickname? Or what should it be? 

Tiff, Spiffy, TT (as my adorable 1-year old nephew calls me).

What are you most proud of? 

Winning the Synchronized Skating World Championships as part of Team Canada.

What concerns you most these days? 

I love reading and talking about politics, but the American political climate right now seems more than a little disconcerting!

What compliment would really make your day?

Great laugh (because I’m usually laughing at other people’s jokes).

What word do you totally love?

Luminescent. Just rolls right off the tongue.

What word or words do you overuse? 

Really?

Dogs or cats? 

Dogs! Preferably small shih tzus named Maggie.

Tea or coffee?

Coffee, day and night.

Beer or wine? 

Red wine, preferably Italian or French.

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? 

I think it would be really fun to be a travel writer – you’d get to explore new places and tell people about it!

What profession would be at the bottom of your list? 

A sky-diving instructor – I’m terrified of heights!

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world (alive or dead) who would it be? 

My mom.

What do you love about your work? 

I love that I get to be creative while doing ninety different things.

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