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Spotlight On: Our Administrative Team

Every year, as spring finally arrives and we emerge from our winter cocoons, we look around and recognize the enormous effort that goes into making our day-to-day work possible. Today, and all week, we’ll be celebrating the behind-the-scenes heroes of our office – our administrative professionals.

Whether you’ve come to us for an assessment, attended one of our Leadership Through People Skills workshops, or met with an executive coach, you’ve almost certainly interacted with one of our amazing team of administrators.

So this week, we’re shining the spotlight on our amazing team. Take it away, folks!

 

Suzanne Kern

Administrative Assistant

Kern, Suzanne
  • How long have you worked at Psychological Associates?   19 years
  • What is something about you that your coworkers would be surprised to learn?  I love to ride rollercoasters
  • What quality do you admire most in others? Being a good listener and giving the other person your full attention
  • What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?  The following quote:  “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop

 

Megan Kitner

Administrative Specialist

Kitner, Megan
  • How long have you worked at Psychological Associates? 15 years
  • What is your hidden talent? It’s not really a talent, but I can list all 50 states in alphabetical order.
  • If you won the lottery, what’s the first thing you’d buy? A house with a large kitchen and lots of closet space.
  • What part of your daily routine do you look forward to every day? That first cup of coffee in the morning.

Genia Washington

Quality & Innovation Specialist

Washington, Genia
  • What is something about you that your coworkers would be surprised to learn? I love and collect video games and systems.  My favorite is all Zelda titles, especially, Breath of the Wild Close on Nintendo Switch Second:  Sonic the Hedge on Sega Dreamcast. I also love shoes, 80s & 90s music and will binge watch old episodes of Star Trek and Buffy the Vampire Slayer when there is an opening in my schedule.
  • What does Q4 mean to you? The highest quality of communication, collaboration, and relationships. 
  • What part of your daily routine do you look forward to every day? Greeting my team members in the morning.

Tanya Thurman

Senior Quality Assurance Manager

Thurman, Tanya
  • How long have you worked at Psychological Associates? 18 years and 9 months
  • If you won the lottery, what’s the first thing you’d buy? A new facility for my local food pantry
  • What quality do you admire most in others? Patience, generosity, and acceptance of others (sorry – I really can’t pick just one, I tried very hard.)
  • What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given? Follow your heart.

Jessica Lefton

Marketing Communication Specialist

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  • If you won the lottery, what’s the first thing you’d buy? I’d split the money between a fantastic international trip for me and my friends, and donations to my favorite charities.
  • What is a slogan or phrase that describes you? “I’d rather die on an adventure than live standing still.” V.E. Schwab
  • What part of your daily routine do you look forward to every day? Seeing the people I love and care about. I recently moved back to St. Louis after years of living overseas, so it feels like such a gift to just be able to walk down the hall and talk to my grandfather or call up a friend and get coffee.

 

 

Thanks to all of our amazing Administrative Professionals for the hard work they do every day!

Tune back in all week to continue getting to know our fantastic team here at Psychological Associates.

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