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Employee Spotlight: Jesenia Rodriguez

Today’s Employee Spotlight features Jesenia Rodriguez of SDV’s Southeast office. Jesenia is a Legal Assistant who also keeps the Southeast office running smoothly.

Q. Where are you from? (born/grew up)

     A. I was born in Racine, Wisconsin and relocated to Naples, Florida when I was 8 years old. I’ll still pick Wisconsin over Florida any day!

Q. What do you like most about your job?
     A. I like that SDV promotes a positive, family friendly work environment where we can bring our dogs into the office and occasionally see a toddler running around.

Q. What is your favorite part of being a part of the SDV team?
     A. My team members! Not only is my team inspiring, but they are all truly caring and positive people with just enough sass to keep the work day fun and interesting.

Q. Name one thing on your bucket list.
     A. I would like to visit all 50 states and all 7 continents.

Q. If you could pick one thing to change in the world, what would it be?
     A. I would eliminate social media.

Q. If you could donate a million dollars, who/what would you choose?
     A. It would be between a children’s hospital and an animal rescue organization.

Q. If you could choose a superpower, what would it be and why?
     A. To have the ability to fly. Not only would I get an amazing view of things, but I could also avoid traffic.

Q. What do you do in your spare time?
     A. I like outdoor activities like kayaking, dog parks, camping etc.

Q. Have you done any volunteering? If so what is your favorite memory?
     A. I used to volunteer at Shy Wolf Sanctuary and was on duty the day a wildfire threatened to destroy it. So many people showed up to assist in the evacuation we ran out of jobs to give. Thankfully, the fire switched directions and no one, and no animals were harmed.

Q. Tell us something that would surprise us about you.
     A. I’m a thrill seeker. Now that I’ve been skydiving I’m not sure what to do next.


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