Meet Lindsay Motta—resident amateur chef, spinning enthusiast, and plant mom. While she’s not on the clock as Brunner’s Brand Engagement Strategist, you’ll catch her outside exploring with her dog, Nessa.
Q: Describe yourself in 3 words.
A: Loud. Resilient. Softhearted.
Q: What were some of your high school hobbies?
A: I was in the orchestra where I played violin, was part of our high school’s community club where I spent a lot of time organizing philanthropy events. I also attempted running track.
Q: What were some of your college hobbies?
A: In undergrad at Duquesne University, I was in a sorority (Sigma Kappa). I also had several internships including PNC, the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the Heinz History Center which kept me busy with events.
Q: Tell us some college fun facts.
A: When interning with the Steelers, I had the opportunity to have meals during home games with Mr. Rooney (Dan Rooney). I even went to their home for brunch once. Looking back, those conversations are some of my absolute favorite memories.
Q: What is one thing on your bucket list?
A: Tour Italy and visit the town my family comes from.
Q: What is one thing you’ve crossed off your bucket list?
A: Living in New York City.
Q: What do you do in your free time?
A: I love to cook, and I’ve been trying a lot of new recipes, including desserts. I also love exploring with my dog, Nessa – we’ve taken a lot of walks around the Northside and even done a few hiking and camping trips.
Q: Any fun projects happening at home?
A: I found a new love for plants and have been working to keep all of them alive. I also enjoy spinning.
Q: What are you passionate about?
A: Travel. I love seeing new places and trying new foods.
Q: What advice would you give to your younger self?
A: Don’t sweat the small stuff. And also, when life does give you something real to worry about (and it will), find something good in it.