We have an amazing team here at Wauna Credit Union, there is no doubt about that! Our staff is dedicated to truly helping our membership and doing good work, but there are certain staff members that take that hard work and care to the extreme, and these people often become our Employee of the Quarter!
For the 4th quarter of 2016, our standout employee is Megan Gillespie!
Megan is a longtime Clatskanie resident, and has worked in a variety of positions and locations here at Wauna CU. In a tight race of great people, Megan was voted Employee of the Quarter by fellow staff members, which ought to demonstrate just how amazing she is! Megan is known throughout the organization as someone that can be counted on to assist is any instance, she has been referred to as ‘Inspector Gadget’ for her ability to make things work, and she is extremely pleasant and kind.
The Wonderful World Of Wauna caught up with this quarter’s winner to find out more about this exceptional human:
Hurray for Megan! Congratulations!
Name: Megan Gillespie
Title: (currently) Lending Admin Assistant
How long have you worked at WCU? 9 yrs and 2 months
What do you do at Wauna CU? I assist with the back office side of lending including titles, paid off loans, claims, etc. in addition to assisting the Operations Department.
What does Operations do for the CU? Operations does all the behind-the-scenes work in conjunction with Accounting and Compliance that helps the credit union function smoothly for the membership. This includes the processing of credits and debits, assisting the front-line staff with questions and member service so they can in turn provide excellent member service to our membership.
Where are you from, what did you do before you came to work here? I’ve been in Clatskanie since 1988 and worked in food service at Hump’s before joining the Wauna family.
What is the best thing about working here? The people, hands down. What’s more awesome than a group of people who love helping others that also just happens to be right in your backyard?
What is something you do at work as far as duties that might surprise people? Processing holiday skip-a-pays.
Favorite color, why? Green, I just have always liked it.
Favorite food? Cheese.
Zodiac sign? Taurus.
What do you do when you aren’t at work? I like to travel.
What is your favorite Wauna CU product or service? Why?
Last good movie you saw? Deepwater Horizon
Last good book you read? A Christmas Carol
Favorite musical? Why? Kinky Boots, great story/message and Cyndi Lauper wrote all the music!