Name: Jody Farley- Berens
Title: Executive Director and Founder
City you live in: Scottsdale
A typical day… in my life includes a treasure map navigating me through my hectic schedule, leading me to a glorious glass of Chardonnay at the end.
I was born in… Phoenix, Arizona
My favorite thing about Arizona… is that in less than 2 hours you can be in the snow and less than 4 hours you can be at the beach.
I’m listening to… Sara Bareilles.
My family is… a crazy, loud, witty bunch filled with an enormous amount of love.
If I could have dinner with anyone… it would be Ellen DeGeneres. She is not just incredibly funny but she is also very serious about positively impacting people’s lives and doing it in a way that feels good and authentic.
One thing I cannot live without… Veggie Panang from Totties Asian Fusion.
When I was younger, I wanted to be… a Marine Biologist (Who didn’t?).
I’m inspired by… humanity. What we as humans are able to overcome and create is incredible.
The one person who motivates me is… a talented mixologist.
If I could change anything in the world, it would be… “Harsher punishment for parole violators, Stan. And world peace.” 😉 Just kidding! If I could change anything in the world it would be for everyone to have a greater tolerance and respect for one another.
The perfect day would be… a spontaneous trip to Disneyland!
My first job… was as an artificial Christmas tree fluffer. So random!
My favorite escape… is to old towns like Bisbee, AZ with historic hotels and ghost tours.
My life… has had unexpected surprises around every corner, which has made me very adaptable.
I’m currently working on… building a strong sustainable plan for Singleton Moms future.
Always… find a bright side to any situation.
Never… eat yellow snow.
Favorite Quote: “The people who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.”- Steve Jobs
My Biggest Dream… is to see Singleton Moms expand into other states all over the country.
My Pet Peeve(s)… People who say, “You know what you should do?”, but slowly back away when you say, “That’s a great idea. Can you help me do that?”.