03 Mar Employee Spotlight: Emily Gentry
WHAT IS YOUR NAME? Emily Gentry
WHAT POSITION DO YOU HOLD AT MOUNT SEQUOYAH? Director of Programs
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH THE ORGANIZATION? 5 years
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT WORKING FOR MOUNT SEQUOYAH? I love the people I work with and the team atmosphere that we have about everything we do here.
WHAT IS THE MOST CHALLENGING BUT EXCITING ASPECT OF YOUR JOB? Planning and organizing the activities for all of the camps that we host.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING TO DO OUTSIDE OF WORK? I like being active – sports, hiking, running, etc.
FAVORITE TRAVEL SPOT? New Orleans
WHAT IS SOMETHING PEOPLE WOULD BE SURPRISED TO KNOW ABOUT YOU? I played lacrosse in college and now coach a high school team in Bentonville.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE QUOTE / MOTTO? “The secret to getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain
WHAT IS THE MOST EXCITING THING YOU HAVE DONE IN THE LAST YEAR? Started MBA classes at John Brown University.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MOVIE / LINE FROM A MOVIE? “You’re killing me, Smalls” The Sandlot
WHO WOULD YOU WANT TO PLAY YOU IN A MOVIE ABOUT YOUR LIFE? Natalie Portman
IF YOU COULD LIVE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, WHERE WOULD IT BE AND WHY? I would live here – I love Fayetteville!
WHO IS YOUR ALL-TIME FAVORITE BAND? Mumford & Sons