By Ashley Reyes
The SEMA Future Leaders Network (FLN) named Emily Boden, director of events at Emerald X, as its newest spotlight member. Fun fact: Boden previously served as PRI's executive assistant, helping to implement new initiatives with the company.
Get to know Boden in her interview with SEMA News below.
SEMA News: What is the best advice you have ever received?
Emily Boden: I have amazing mentors surrounding me, and I am so thankful for that. I have been given so many amazing pieces of advice that I carry with me both professionally and personally. Some of my favorites are to work hard and stay humble, never take the first offer and to be a great leader, you must build a great team.
SN: What keeps you in the industry?
EB: The passion! Being part of an industry that is so passionate about its people, projects and lifestyle is what truly draws me to this industry.
SN: Where can you be found on a Saturday?
EB: Outside--either running, hiking or preferably riding horses!
SN: How do you prepare for an important meeting?
EB: Agendas--I love a good agenda to keep the meeting on task and keep track of action items, and it’s always nice to have the notes to look back on what was discussed and decided.
SN: If you could go to lunch with one industry leader, living or dead, who would it be?
EB: Rick Hendrick--the level at which every single one of his businesses operates is second to none. Everything is top-notch and first-class. To be so successful in so many facets of motorsports and beyond is inspiring.
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