Love to read! My parents gifted me books more than any other present when I was a child. My nose was always in a page… too many to list but a few include “The Alchemist,” “The Book of Awakening,” “The Power of Now,” “The Sun Also Rises,” “Love in the Time of Cholera,” “The Age of Innocence,” and “The Secret Life of Bees.”
Salsa, Spanish acoustic guitar/Flamenco, Bossa Nova, Disco, New Wave, Rock, and Classical.
Cycling, fútbol, and tennis
Travel, hiking, going to the beach, sitting or kayaking lakeside, Zumba, gardening, cooking. My husband and I know our way around the kitchen and enjoy making healthy, flavorful meals together.
“When you learn, teach. When you get, give.” — Maya Angelou
With more than two decades working in global corporate communications at some of the world’s most notable life science and financial brands (Merck, Bristol Myers Squibb, Prudential Financial, CIT Group, Bayer, Novo Nordisk, and Janssen, to drop a few names), Lydia is a proven strategic and creative thinker. Give her complex information and she’ll build a compelling story tailored to win over any audience, from scientists to the sales team. An impressive array of senior execs have known the secure feeling that comes from having Lydia at their side developing communication plans, establishing corporate social responsibility and sustainability initiatives, or prepping for a network TV appearance. The proud daughter of two Slovak immigrants, Lydia was born and raised at the Jersey Shore; her first job was “working a wheel” on the boardwalk in Seaside Heights. She loves all music from Flamenco to new wave and has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Rutgers University.
Read more about the purpose-driven journey that led Lydia to Taft: The sign that led to my communications career