Kaela Plant | Executive Assistant to the President

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B.S. in Professional Studies, A.S. in Public Relations from Champlain College
St. Albans
Kaela comes to the college with a wide range of communications and administrative experience, ranging from public relations and copywriting for local marketing agencies to administration in both the financial service and non-profit sectors. With the exception of one year spent at Northeastern University in Boston, she has always lived in Vermont and has been a proud Burlingtonian for over ten years. Outside of work, Kaela enjoys writing, reading, and spending time with friends and family.
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Tell us about a person or life event that has shaped your life. 
One year after I graduated college, I left my first job and went backpacking in Australia on my own. I highly recommend traveling on your own to people fresh out of school, (although, I would recommend saving a bit more money beforehand than I did :)).  It was the single most eye opening experience of my life, and not only did I see some beautiful places, but I also learned a lot about the world, the nature of people, and myself.
Where can we find you when you’re not working? What’s your favorite way to spend a weekend or a Sunday afternoon?  
Sundays are my "day of nothing." The rest of the week is so busy, so I build in this recovery time where I don't make any plans and can spend the day relaxing around the house, (or going to the beach if it's a beautiful day).  
Provide an interesting or random fact about yourself.
I recently completed my first women's fiction novel, loosely based on my experiences traveling.