Black History Month
February is Black History Month in the U.S. Strategic prioritizes equity and inclusion for our staff. We are thankful to have a diverse employee population. We encourage our employees to celebrate their culture and to educate themselves on the culture and background of their teammates. For more DEI resources, aimed at equipping the 21st century workforce with the knowledge, skills and abilities that employers need for business growth, join the CompTIA Advancing Tech Talent & Diversity Community:
Crystal Newman, a beloved Strategic team member for over nine years now, recently transferred from the Service department to a new position as Sales Administrator. We welcome Crystal into her new role with open arms and wanted to share some fun facts that you may not already know. Mother of three (Cobe, Ashley and Antréal) and devoted wife for over 25 years, Crystal is a Jehovah’s Witness and very strong in her faith. She also helps maintain company morale as the unofficial photographer at employee events.
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Country Song: She Thinks My Tractor’s Sexy
Crazy Story: Once drag raced a car on Main Street and won! She has a little rebel in her.
Best Travel Memory/Happy Place: Fishing off the Pensacola bridge
Someone She Admires: Dick Vitale – famous college and NBA coach and ESPN broadcaster – witnessed him give a motivational speech in Lexington
Steven Barousse March 17th
Denise Brock March 28th
Ronald Hamby March 24th
Reed Horonick March 17th
Nick Johnson March 5th
Alexis McDonald-Brewer March 20th
Susan Sandidge March 24th
Lacy Taylor March 5th
John Byrd March 23rd 1 Year
Monica Gant March 27th 4 Years
Cindy Kelsey March 18th 7 Years
Charles Shepp March 30th 1 years
Sam Young March 30th 1 Years
Kaylie Plauche Marketing Apprentice Louisville, KY
Tim McClellan Warehouse Manager Louisville, KY
Looking Ahead – Employee Appreciation Day!
Did you know that March 5th is “Employee Appreciation Day”? Human Resources has some fun things planned for our staff. Here are some fun but simple ideas for managers to show appreciation:
- A handwritten note
- Take the team to lunch
- Say thanks for a job well done!
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