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My Favorite Things

Michele McNeece, National Director of Business Development, Ippolito International

Beyond her power role as National Director of Business Development at Ippolito International, Michele McNeece is a force to be reckoned with in and out of work. From high mountain summits around the world to what keeps her grounded at home, we had to know: what are a few of her favorite things?

  • 1My Fur Babies
  • 4Hiking
  • 7Baking
  • 2Listening to Good Old Rock n’ Roll
  • 5Big Sur
  • 8Coloring
  • 3Authentic Mexican Food from the Imperial Valley
  • 6Wine
  • 9Sunflowers

"Charlie, Oliver, and Piper—unconditional love."1
"It puts me in a good place. 1998 Mt. Hood, 1999 Mt. Whitney, 2014 Kilimanjaro. 2019? Machu Picchu."4
"I make the meanest chocolate chip and butterscotch cookie you have ever had."7
"The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Tom Petty, The Eagles…"2
"I believe it to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. I have been going there for over 30 years and never tire of it."5
"It’s my relaxing getaway. I find it is very calming."8
"Special quesadillas! Anyone from the Imperial Valley knows what I am talking about."3
"Drinking a bold Cab with all my besties!"6
"They make me smile."9