Sylvia McDonald is the Executive Assistant to Anthony Geraci at Geraci LLP. In past roles, she has focused on the industrial, legal, technology and energy industries and executed business administration and account management. Sylvia enjoys managing the daily tasks of an executive and is looking for ways to provide value and peace of mind to the company. She is happy to be working for Geraci LLP where her expertise is allowing her to handle administrative functions, a variety of special projects and building company relationships. In her free time, Sylvia is volunteering for various non-profit organizations and likes the interaction with international communities in Orange County.
Family vacations in Europe
Books currently reading:
Just Listen by Lou Adler
Word that best describes you:
Most prized possession
Heirloom photo albums, letters and artifacts
U2, Unheilig, Puhdys
What are you most proud of at Geraci?
The progressive leadership: encouraging communication within the team and fostering personal and professional development
If you could go back and change any aspect of your life, which would it be?
Nothing. We are a product of all the mistakes and the good decisions we made. Never look back, always move forward.
Who has had the most impact on your career?
My first supervisor, giving me great responsibilities from the very beginning of my career.
Who is or was the most influential person in your life?
My mother. She is one of the strongest person I have ever known despite of her life’s challenges.
What’s the toughest decision you’ve ever made?
Leaving Germany, my family and my friends and starting a new life in the United States
What is your proudest achievement?
Raising my children – giving them roots to grow and wings to fly!