Meet Jessica Sare

Screen Shot 2015-04-21 at 9.40.07 AMName: Jessica Sare

Position: Client Service

SH&J Team member since: March 2011


All of us at SH&J know how much you love to bake, and we have been lucky enough to try some of your delicious desserts. Is there anything in particular that you’ve made that you are most proud of?

I do enjoy baking; however I also enjoy decorating what I bake. I made a beach themed cake last year for my daughter’s Luau birthday party and a princess castle for my niece. As with everything else practice is key, however I don’t particularly need to eat all of those baked good so I offer to bake for others so they can have the calories!

Your four year old daughter, Payton, is such a character. We love hearing about the cute things she says and does. Anything we’ve missed recently that you could share?

It is hard to say the office has missed anything because my favorite thing to do is talk about all the funny things she does. She loves singing, dancing and of course, like most little girls, mimicking mommy. So the funny stories tend to revolve around her trying to act a little old for her age.

Describe what an ideal Saturday looks like for you and Payton?

Typically we are getting together with family and friends. She enjoys her cousins and my friend’s children and I enjoy watching them play. We also frequent the Denver Zoo. My husband and I enjoy taking Payton to experience new things, so we should have a fun filled summer since she is now at the age she can do things like hike without being carried.

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be, and why?

I just want to travel. There are so many beautiful places in this world that I would love to see! I have not yet had the opportunity to do much traveling so it is hard for me to pick just one place.

What is the best thing you have ever purchased?

My husband and I purchased our first home together this past year. It was an interesting experience trying to sell my townhome and purchase a home at the same time. There was quite a bit of stress, but we were able to find what we hope to be our forever home. We are looking forward to putting our own personal stamp on it over the next 30 years!

Meet Amy Geist

AmyName: Amy Geist

Title: Client Service

SH&J team member since: November, 2014


As the newest team member of SH&J, what have you enjoyed most about working here so far?

I’ve enjoyed getting to know the team and everyone’s diverse backgrounds and knowledge.   I’ve been impressed with SH&J’s culture and everything we stand for. It’s been rewarding to be a part of something so grand.

We hear you love to cook. What’s your favorite meal to make?

I enjoy cooking almost anything as long as it’s for great company. I believe food brings people together and forces them to interact and communicate. My favorite meal to make is Thanksgiving dinner with my mom. I usually go to her house in the morning and we watch the parade while we make stuffing, spaetzles, and the usual traditional family recipes. Having people enjoy something you made is so rewarding.

If you could have any super power what would it be?

I would have the power to create a soundtrack based off of what was happening at the time. I think the ability to have a certain song play that corresponds with an occurrence would highlight and deepen it. Just like it does during a movie, but it would be for life in general.

What’s the best thing you have ever gifted to someone?

I think the best gift you can give someone else is the gift they wouldn’t think of or buy themselves. The thought and meaning behind the gift is ultimately what it’s about. Every year I used to buy my dad a gift but would always feel like I could do better, so a few years ago I baked him cookies and mailed them to him. He was so excited and surprised and now he asks for them every year instead of me buying him something else. Sometimes the littlest things have the biggest impact.

If you could do anything, and money wasn’t a factor but you still had to work, what would you do?

I would assist local animal shelters and organizations. I am a huge animal lover and believe you should help those who do not have a voice to help themselves.