Sierra Rainey

Instructional Designer

Alma Mater
University of Notre Dame

What She’s Passionate About

Sierra is passionate about artistic expression and its infinite mediums, including literature, music, and visual art. She is often blown away by the different ways people express themselves. Creativity is one of Sierra’s greatest values because it requires introspection and allows us to connect with others. She believes those who thoughtfully examine themselves, history, culture, and the universe live the fullest lives.

Her Professional Experience

Sierra graduated with a BA in English from the University of Notre Dame in May 2019. She hails from Chicago, but moved to Indianapolis to join Bottom-Line Performance, a learning solutions company that was acquired by TiER1 in 2019. Though most of Sierra’s experience is in creative writing, she believes her determination to connect with others through the written word is valuable in her role as an instructional designer.

How She’ll Surprise You

While at Notre Dame, Sierra won several awards for her writing. Though shy and introverted, Sierra could often be spotted performing poems, singing, lip-syncing to her favorite songs, and dancing on stages and in classrooms across campus. She also loves reading poetry; some of her favorite poems include “Someday I’ll Love Ocean Vuong” by Ocean Vuong and “Altars” by Desiree Dallagiacomo. One of her biggest dreams is becoming the Poet Laureate of the United States of America.

Hidden Talents

Sierra is a great dancer and does wonders with eye shadow. She can also rap! At one point, Eminem was her biggest inspiration in life.

Fun Fact

If Sierra could have a seven-course dinner with anyone, dead or alive, she would choose either Anne Frank or Oprah Winfrey.