For this month's Q&A, I learned a fair share of fun facts about Caroline Lama, and I am happy to share them with all of you!
Where do you live? What's your commute like?
CL: Queens; about 25 minutes.
What's the food you can't live without?
CL: Probably baked goods
What do you do when not at the office?
CL: Read, bake, go to concerts
If you had a super power what would it be?
CL: More time in a day!
Best piece of advice you ever got?
CL: Only worry about the things that you can control, and not worry about the rest
CL: I’m partial to the buildings that I work on, or if I know people who worked on them. From an aesthetic perspective, I think the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg is really different and whimsical.
If you weren't a Sr. Consultant at Vidaris, what would you be doing?
CL: Probably something very similar
Favorite lunch spot?
Favorite school subject?
Favorite vacation spot?
CL: Anywhere quiet with a beach
3 things you can't live without:
CL: Ginger tea, my Kindle and earbuds
What's the most extravagant thing you've ever purchased?
CL: Not sure if it was the most extravagant, but I really splurged on my hair straightening iron
Book read over and over:
CL: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
Early riser or night owl?
CL: Night owl
iPhone or Android?
Animal you most resemble:
CL: Not sure if I look like one, but I have been told that I have cat-like tendencies
Favorite office memory:
CL: The trip to the One World Observatory was a great experience to share with the company, especially because of how big of a role we played with One World Trade Center.
How long have you been at Vidaris?
CL: Almost 3 years - I started in January 2015.
Tell us more about your position and your career path at Vidaris:
CL: I am currently a Senior Consultant, which means that I am participating in all phases of a project, from Schematic Design to TR-1 Closeout. In terms of career path, I am always looking to hone new skills and right now I am focusing on the proposals/contract/budget side of a project.
CL: Vidaris lets me have the freedom to grow my career while still maintaining the right level of support.