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Tell us about your family?  I am single. I have a spectacularly funny brother who lives with his wife in Portland, and most of the rest of my family is in Omaha, including my wonderful mother.

Pets: I have one cat named Abby, and she is perfect. Tritsch_MaryJane 1

Hometown:  Omaha

CollegeUniversity of Nebraska – Lincoln for undergraduate & Creighton University for graduate school

Sorority: Delta Gamma

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Job/Business: I’ve worked at First National Bank for 10 years.  I am an analyst supporting the Electronic Funds Group.  I manage projects, monitor rules and regulations, and provide production support.

Why did you join the Junior League?  I joined Junior League to meet new people, to make a difference in the community, and to gain valuable volunteer experience.

What was your favorite placement and why?  My favorite placement was Treasurer for American Girl Fashion Show.  I loved being on a big committee because it gave me a chance to get to know a lot of members, and I enjoyed the position because it fit my skill set well.  Tritsch_MaryJane 3

What are your favorite restaurant(s) in Omaha?  Jams, Mark’s, Pitch, and Blue

What other organizations are you affiliated with?  I just completed my sixth and final year on the WCA (Women’s Center for Advancement) guild, and I also just completed my term as Chair for First National Connect, the bank’s emerging professionals group. Perhaps I will find a new organization to get involved with in 2015 at the JLO Community Fair in January!

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What is your favorite season and why?  My favorite season is summer.  I love spending the weekend at the pool!
What is your favorite book or the last good book you read?  A theme in my life is comedy, so I like any books by comedians or humorists, such as David Sedaris.  Another theme in my life is simplifying, so I really enjoyed Everything That Remains by The Minimalists.

What is your favorite all-time movie?  It just might be Dumb and Dumber… I have a pretty sophisticated taste in movies.  I also love Christopher Guest movies, such as This is Spinal Tap.

What is your favorite television show?  Seinfeld. For any situation that arises, I’m guaranteed to have a corresponding Seinfeld quote going through my head.

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What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?  I have two.1. Be nice to yourself.  2. Have more fun.

What is one of your favorite quotes?  “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

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