Woman of the Week – Rebecca Wiggins

Chasity  -  Nov 14, 2011  -  2 Comments

Rebecca Wiggins

My Current Job/Company:
Director of Certification Programs, AFCPE (Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education)

My Birthdate:
04.27.1980

My Work:
Oversee and manage the certification program process, and coordinate implementation of grant funded financial education training programs

My Passion:
Faith, Family, Friends, Music

My Family:
Mark (Husband), Owen (3), Nora (8 months), Oscar (mini-schnauzer)

My Heroes:
My parents, Bob and Claire–taught me work ethic, loyalty and passion for making this world better

My Escape:
The mountains, especially in the Fall

My Pet Peeve:
Passive aggressiveness, narrow-mindedness, complacency, negativity

My Indulgence:
Wine, dark chocolate

My Roots:
Happy. Family. Friends. Music

My Future:
Open, optimistic, growth

My Love:
Listening to the kids giggle, quality time with family and friends, music, traveling

My Movie:
When Harry Met Sally, “when you know you want to spend the rest of your life with someone, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible”

My Quote on Life:
“One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

My Accessory:
Earrings and a smile

My Advice to Young Women:
Surround yourself with authentic, positive, encouraging people. Embrace life’s twists and turns–sometimes things don’t work out how we expected or planned, but we end up right where we’re supposed to be, learning and growing in the process.

How I Balance it All:
Day by day. Each horse in the race leads or falls behind as necessary. Be kind to yourself and allow the ebb and flow of roles and priorities. Trust your instincts.

2 responses to “Woman of the Week – Rebecca Wiggins”

  1. Claire Grotevant says:

    Rebecca is my hero. Even as a baby, she brought sunshine to each day. She has a positive attitude toward life and embraces life and the people in her life. Anyone who knows Rebecca is touched by her energy and kindness. I love you honey and am so proud to call you my daughter and friend.

  2. Anders Webster says:

    I am so glad to see you getting some recognition. You really are an inspiration to those of us lucky enough to know you.

    Nice work Sis!

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