Congratulations to Samantha Garza on receiving Firestarter!
Samantha Garza was nominated for Firestarter because she is someone that
knows what needs to be done and gets it done. She is all about helping
her co-workers and can be relied on. "Samantha is all about respect
and does her duties with a smile on her face," says Nominator Della
Get to know more about Samantha Garza:
When did you start at CBHA?
I started at CBHA on June 19th, 2017.
What is your title and job duties?
I am an Administrative Assistant. My duties include doing the daily mail,
placing CBHA Store Orders, working with Administration on varies projects
and so much more! I’m your go-to girl :)
What do you like best about working for CBHA?
I like the people. It’s great working with people you can always
get along with. I mean, we do spend most of our day with our co-workers,
right? So I’m thankful I’m at a place where I truly enjoy
being at every day. ;)
How has CBHA helped you in your career development?
CBHA has given me the opportunity to explore a role I never thought I
would be in, and it’s been great! I am looking forward to growing
and learning more, as the Administrative Assistant role has a lot more
to it than you’d think.
What has been your favorite project at work so far?
When I first started, I was the café coordinator, so it was A LOT
of fun getting that rolling! Now, as an Admin Assistant, it’s been
so fun planning our All Staff events and other Employee Luncheons.
What motivates you to wake up and go to work?
What motiviates me is knowing that I work in a place that makes a difference
in my community. We are a huge part of the Columbia Basin and that means a lot me.
Tell us something about yourself that would surprise us.
Those closest to me know this, but even though I was born and raised in
Othello, I have also lived in 3 other states; Texas, California and Missouri!
What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this?
I would be running my own coffee shop ;) who knows, that dream may still
come true someday!
Favorite travel spot?
My favorite spot is the Mountains. I LOVE visiting Leavenworth & that
whole area in general.
When you have 30 minutes of free-time outside of work, how do you pass the time?
I spend my time hanging out with my son – playing outside is his
favorite thing, so it’s mine too!
Anyone you would like to thank or final words?
Never did I think I would receive the honor of being a Firestarter, so
thank you to my nominator and to those who I’ve had the privilege
to work with. Y’all truly make this a great place to be at. I love
my CBHA family!