Move Over Job, Pursue Your Passion

Is passion a word you use to describe your job?

If yes, you’re like these three community members. Sienna Martz, pictured above, Marques Anderson, and Christine Hauer infuse high levels of passion into their work because they care about what they do. Their passion translates into highly specialized and impactful work, whether that’s in sculpture art for Sienna, Marques’s work as the founder of the World Education Foundation or Christine’s consulting and acting.

If passion isn’t necessarily something you associate with work, let these stories inspire you to move towards what you love.

Sienna Martz is a sculpture artist with a twist. Sienna designs art pieces that interact with the body, from hats to dresses to large installations. For Sienna, her work is her “outlet for self-expression and thought, a way to communicate without words.” Read more →


Marques is a former NFL player turned philanthropist. Marques drives inspiration from his travels and is an advocate for building sustainable systems around the world. The World Education Foundation focuses on Energy, Health, Education, Infrastructure and Sports. Read more →


Christine Hauer founded Hifive, a company that provides consultation and workshops on networking and social skills. When Christine was unhappy with her current position, she came up with the idea to start her own company. Read more →


Anna Lizaur is a Marketing Manager with She graduated from the University of Virginia. Anna is fluent in Spanish and can count to 100 in Chinese.