Get to know Kolu Paye

Q. How would you describe your leadership style?
A.  I lead from a macro level. I empower employees to be independent and self-starters.

Q. What do you like best about working for the City?
A. I really like how innovative the City has become.

Q. What’s your favorite place for lunch in Minneapolis?
A. If I had time, Pimento Kitchen on Eat Street or any Thai restaurant. I love the diversity of the Minneapolis food scene.

Q. What music are you listening to lately?
A. Lots of toddler music. And “Let It Go” by Elsa from Frozen. My 2-year-old insists we play it or sing it repeatedly.

Q. Do you have any favorite quotes?
A. “I didn’t always know what I wanted to do, but I knew the kind of woman I wanted to be.” – Diane Von Furstenberg

Q. What’s your favorite movie?
A. A League of Their Own. I was a softball player for about 12 years.

Published Jun 14, 2016



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