Name: Kayla Staffeldt
Company: Saranac Waterfront Lodge
Position: Sales & Marketing Coordinator
City/Town: Upper Jay
How long have you been an ADKYP Member?
I just became a member, but have been following ADKYP for about a year!
What do you do in your spare time?
Skiing, stand up paddling, create digital art, snuggling with my kitties, play Nintendo Switch
What is a fun fact about yourself?
I learned how to write HTML code when I was 8 (thanks Dad!)
What three business tips can you share with others?
- No one can know everything. Find your niche & work at becoming an expert in that area
- Always know your worth! If you’re being asked to do something because of your skills, you deserve to be compensated fairly for them!
- You’re going to spend a LOT of time around your coworkers, so find/build a company culture that fits your lifestyle
What is your guilty pleasure (TV show, sweet treat, etc.)?
10 years later and I still love rewatching Gossip Girl
Have you done business with another ADKYP Member?
I work directly with Carolyn Bordonaro- the lodge’s Director of Sales & Marketing
What is your dream vacation spot?
Iceland! I would love to visit the blue lagoon hot spring after a long day of cross country skiing
What are you passionate about?
Sustainability, gender equality, and poutine