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Welcome to this month’s GDT employee spotlight! Every month we choose an individual of our team and ask them a few questions to get to know them a little better. This month, GDT Marketing Specialist Marissa Gaudet interviewed Mi Moore, Sr Manager – Treasury & Compliance.

Marissa: Hi Mi! Welcome to our Employee Spotlight.  Thanks for joining us! To start off, how long have you been with GDT, and what does your role entail?

Mi Moore: It has been ten months since I joined GDT as Sr Manager of Treasury & Compliance. My core role is managing company liquidity from daily cash to debt administration.

Marissa: We started around the same time! Time really flies.  What would you say is your favorite part about your job?

Mi Moore: What I enjoy about my work is my interactions with different departments.  My role requires me to collaborate with other departments every day.  I learn something new every day. This is what makes my work so exciting.

Marissa: That’s awesome to hear! Before starting at GDT, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?

Mi Moore: This was a while ago while in high school. I volunteered as a “Candy Striper.”  I was assigned to the Pediatric department, and my job was to comfort babies and toddlers in the hospital.  I would nurse them, play with them, or hold them to settle them.  I love babies, so this was a good assignment.

Marissa: I love that! I’m pretty sure Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital has Candy Stripers as a volunteer program. Next question is if you could do anything for a job or career, what would it be?

Mi Moore: I love numbers, so my current job perfectly fits me.  I began my career in retail management right out of college, and I thought that was my dream job.  After running large department stores for 21 years, I had enough and decided to pursue another career.  That career ended up being in Treasury, where I am now.

Marissa: We are glad to have you at GDT!  What’s a fun fact about you that most people may not know?

Mi Moore: I have been married thirty-seven years and ten months to my husband, whom I’ve known since I was ten.

Marissa: That’s amazing! Congrats! My next question is where would you say is your favorite place to be or travel to?

Mi Moore: A beach vacation is my favorite destination. Anywhere with a beach would be great.  So far, Waikiki has been the best.

Marissa: I love Hawaii and want to go back soon.  Tell me, do you have a motto or personal mantra that you live by?

Mi Moore: Mantra I live by is, “Just be yourself. There is no one better.  Today is the best day of my life.”

Marissa: That is true! Is there any advice would you give the younger you?

Mi Moore: Well, I’d say to my younger self, “Failure starts in the mind, so think success, and you will be successful.”

Marissa: Ooh I need to remember that one.  Ok, next is if you could meet anyone in the world, past or present, who would it be? 

Mi Moore: It would be my Dad! He passed away when I was very young.

Marissa: Wouldn’t that be cool to reconnect with your dad.  Is there anything you are currently loving and want to share? This can be a podcast, book, tv show, music, activity, anything!

Mi Moore: Oh yes! Stand-up paddle boarding! While it looks easy, it requires core strength to balance yourself on the board. 

Marissa:  It’s a lot harder than it looks!  Thank you Mi for taking the time to answer my questions!

Did you love this month’s spotlight?  Stay tuned for more interviews with our GDT family.

*At GDT, we value Authenticity and diversity! Opinions shared in the Employee Spotlight help you get to know the fantastic team members you work with. P.S. They are not intended to reflect the views of GDT.S

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