This month’s employee feature is Victoria Jackson. Victoria is an integral part of our team and juggles many daily tasks including maintaining crucial vendor relationships.
Describe your role at SAGA:
Estimating & Procurement – Purchasing materials and hiring sub-contractors and vendors for our building projects
Best part of your job:
Meeting new vendors.
Tell us something interesting about yourself your coworkers probably don’t know:
I’ve owned two airplanes and one of them was “stolen” from Manteo Airport.
4th of July and spending the day on the boat and watching fireworks before heading home.
Green – especially the early spring green of new leaves when they burst back to life.
First concert attended:
Favorite thing to do outside:
I love to garden until about July when it gets too hot and I tell the plants its time to survive on your own.
Who inspires you:
Melinda Gates – just finished reading her book “The Moment of Lift” and it changed my opinion (if I even had one) of her and her work. It was well written and a powerful message.
Last book you read:
Atomic City Girls by Janet Beard. I read a book or two every week.
What are you passionate about:
Family – my two kids mean the world to me. Followed closely by my two dogs and cats.
Favorite family tradition:
Eating fried chicken on the beach which recently changed to eating shrimp on the boat.
Where would you love to visit but haven’t been yet:
A cruise to anywhere but probably some place tropical; especially in January.
Do you have a special talent no one knows about:
Refinishing furniture – I love to take a beat up ugly piece and transform it to what it once was or to a new use.