Training Coordinator, Kristy Gallet, has been recently nominated by sales representative, Ryan Granger for customer recognition and excellent performance. Granger stated, “This morning I met with Quality Companies to close a large training deal. I included Kristy in on the conference call with Quality’s HSE Group. Kristy answered all questions professionally and made quite an impression with the scheduling coordinators! NO DOUBT Kristy’s input helped to secure the deal! Big win for our training division.“ Congratulations Kristy on an amazing job! We sat down with Kristy to get a glimpse into what her day is like.
AA: Describe a typical day at work.
KG: I start my day by checking in with instructors to ensure that all students are where they need to be and all documentation is completed on everyone. Then, I converse with customers about their needs, scheduling and confirming classes, and answering questions about SMS. Lastly, I set the schedule for the next day and ensure that the Training Center has what they need.
AA: What was the best vacation you have ever taken?
KG: Alaska! I was able to dogsled as a passenger on a glacier with a team training for the Iditarod.
AA: Describe yourself in one sentence.
KG: I am ambitious, driven and all sparkles.
AA: What is your favorite thing about your job?
KG: Multitasking because it never gets boring. Also, my coworkers! They are great people and it feels like one big family.
AA: What food could you live on for a month?
AA: Do you have a side hustle, hobby or volunteer group that you’re involved in outside of work? What else do you spend your time doing?
KG: I spend my time ensuring that those I care about are taken care of.
AA: How do you stay motivated at work?
KG: The training center staff rely on me to schedule each day accordingly in order for them to be successful.
AA: What has been the most fulfilling moment in your career so far?
KG: Finding solutions to problems that I thought were insurmountable.
AA: Who would play you in a movie?
KG: Melissa McCarthy
AA: Tell us about a moment that changed your life.
KG: The passing of my little brother almost 10 years ago.
AA: What would be your advice for future [safety professionals]?
KG: Be persistent with following regulation and guidelines. You have loved ones at home waiting on you.
AA: What is your favorite activity outside of work?
KG: Going to the movies!
AA: Name one book that inspired you professionally.
KG: Who Moved My Cheese by Spencer Johnson
AA: Which talent or superpower would you most like to have and why?
KG: To cook like my mom.
AA: What was the best advice you were ever given?
KG: Just keep swimming!
AA: Do you have a bicket list? What are the top 3 things on it?
KG: 1- Visit Alaska– completed May 2016
2- Tour Europe
AA: Do you have any pets? If so, what are their names?
KG: A spoiled rotten Boston Terrier named Shadow and a cat named Halloween.
AA: A penguin walks through the door right now wearing a sombrero.
KG: He would say my office was too hot and turn around and walk away.