Valerie Rae Dirsmith
What name /or nick name do you prefer?
When did you start with Painters?
What is your job title?
Project Coordinator Chicago Region
What do you like most about your job?
The fun challenge of making everything work!
What was your favorite job throughout your lifetime?
Being a mom!
What makes you happy?
Seeing my kids learn and grow. Watching them figure things out independently is just amazing to see.
What do you like to do for fun, as a hobby, or special interest?
I love to cook and entertain/host friends for parties or sporting events. I am always looking for new recipes to try or new themes for gatherings. We almost always host a Superbowl party every year.
Tell us something interesting or extraordinary about yourself:
When I was in college I volunteered at a haunted house. I got to dress up and scare people.
Tell us something everyone doesn’t already know about you:
I studied Shotokan karate for 14 years.