Name: Karissa George
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Roles you play in life: Wife, Daughter, Sister, Aunt, Friend, Mother, Dog Lover, Director of Human Resources and Diversity for John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods.
Hobbies: Trying new meal and dessert recipes and exploring new cultures through international travel.
Education: Emory University and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University
What is the last movie you saw?: Time Traveler’s Wife (Thumbs Down)
What is your favorite TV show?: Oprah
Shuffle your iPod – what’s the first song that comes up?: Stevie Wonder – “If it’s magic”
What is your favorite travel destination?: South Africa
What beauty product can’t you live without?: Prescriptives Virtual Skin accompanied by Virtual Matte Oil Control Pressed Powder. Coverage that you cannot feel is the key to my beauty selections.
Finish this sentence, “To feel more centered I…”: Take long outdoor walks and focus on the simplicity and beauty of nature as a reminder of what God made and what He is capable of doing.
Who is your celebrity fashion inspiration?: Hair style and fashion icon Victoria Beckham
What is your favorite restaurant?: Inside of this Emory educated woman who loves a medium steak from Rathbun’s Steak House or the butter fish from Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion, there is a Southern bred girl who equally enjoys a Friday visit to Atlanta’s own JJ’s Rib Shack.
What words do you live by?: Always do your best because you never know when you are making a first impression.