March Featured FEW
Name: Melissa Stalboerger
Organization & title: Woodcraft Industries Inc., HR Generalist
Length of time as a FEW Member: 1 year
Family: Husband, Eric, of 17 years; 2 children, Ava (14) and Jacob (12)
What do you actually do at work? I take care of many things: interviewing, hiring, firing, disciplining, benefits, payroll, set up meals, picnics, recognition awards ceremony and many other duties.
What was your first job? I worked as a hostess at Perkins. Way back when we had to wear a green skirt and pin striped shirt with a bow tie!
What's your biggest accomplishment? Having children.
Is your desk/office messy or organized? I would say an organized mess...
Who is your oldest friend and where did you met them? Jen. We lived close by each other since kindergarten. We were maid of honors in each other's weddings. I am godparent to her son. She is godparent over my daughter. Our daughters are six weeks apart and best friends.
Biggest indulgence/guilty pleasure: Taking a nap.
What is your biggest pet peeve? When individuals concern themselves with other people's problems. Motto in my office: "Everything in life is easier when you don't concern yourself with what everybody else is doing."
What did you want to be when you were a kid? A teacher. In some ways, I have become with with being a mom, coach and working in HR.
What would other FEW members be surprised to learn about you? I have coached girls' travel basketball for seven years. I started with the group in second grade. This is my last year with the girls in eighth grade.