September 13, 2018
Nicole Gugle is a Client Accounting Specialist for Dunning & Associates. She earned an accounting degree from Wichita State and also has nutrition degrees from K-State. We sat down with Nicole to get to know her a little better—here's what she had to say.
What have you learned about yourself while working at Dunning & Associates?
Seeing the world through the eyes of my two children (one year and three years old) has taught me to be present and focus on the details that matter.
What is the best place you traveled to, and what makes it the best?
Home. Honestly, travel is not my thing and so far, nothing beats the comforts of home.
What do you like to do in your free time?
Take a nap! Dinner parties–my husband is an amazing cook! Walks, bike rides, spend time with my family and watch football.
What are three traits that define you?
Meticulous, loyal and honest.
What could you not live without?
Coffee and wine!
What are you passionate about?
Food, nutrition and clean living.
What do you think the world needs more of?
Kindness and optimism.
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