This edition of our Employee Spotlight features Molly Rowe, site manager at VVS’ cafeteria at Tyson in Perry, Iowa. Molly has been in the foodservice industry for 17 years, having managed limited service hotels and owning her own catering company before joining VVS. She enjoys creating new and different food dishes for her family (husband, Brent, and 3 children), as well as taking long-distance bicycle rides. She and her husband even rode in the annual bike ride across Iowa, called Ragbrai. Molly told VVS, “One of my proudest accomplishments was catering for a wedding; the bride was Nigerian and she wanted some traditional Nigerian dishes offered. She came into my kitchen and taught me how to create these meals for the reception.” Welcome to the VVS team, Molly!
VVS Canteen District Manager Michael O’Leary’s daughter, Breanna O’Leary, continues to work harder than the rest to become part of a Professional Nascar Pit Crew. In a male dominated sport, she continues to prove that effort always overcomes adversity! Check out ESPN’s article detailing her hard work! http://www.espn.com/espnw/sports/article/18894083/nascar-drive-diversity-women-pit-crew-trainees-go-wall-hopes-going-it
This month’s Employee Spotlight features Kay Kolbo, Administrative Assistant-Payroll Deduct Systems in Cozad. Kay joined VVS in September 2014, after working as a transportation dispatcher and in manufacturing. She enjoys spending time with her family (husband Dirk and daughter Tess), reading, hunting and target shooting. “I will be graduating from Chadron State College in May 2017 with my bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with a minor in Accounting,” Kay told us. She is also expecting a new addition to her family in July! Thank you for all you do for VVS, Kay, and congratulations on the new addition to your family!
This edition of VVS’ Employee Spotlight features Lindsey Comings, Accounts Receivable Clerk at VVS Corporate Offices. Lindsey joined VVS four years ago, while working on her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, which she completed with honors. Outside of work, Lindsey enjoys outdoor hobbies including ice fishing and kayaking with her fiancé, Clark. They have two dogs and are currently planning a wedding. “I am excited to become Mrs. Johanson in April!”, Lindsey told us. Congratulations on your upcoming nuptials and thank you for all of your hard work.
In our search to bring you quality products, VVS recently tested new menu items for use in our cafeterias. VVS staff Matt Schneider (DM), John Keifer (COO) and Michaela Arndt (Procurement Manager) worked with Sysco Chef Brian Everman and National Account Executive Mark Neumayer to source new products for use in our cafeterias.
This edition of VVS’ Employee Spotlight features Jane Naslund, Payroll Deduct Administrator, in our Cozad office. Jane has been with VVS a little over three years, after working as a loan officer in Holdrege, Nebraska. She enjoys fishing with her husband, Kelly, planting and caring for her flowers, spending time with her twin daughters, and baking. One of Jane’s proudest accomplishments was helping her husband build their home a few years ago. She is also excited about her “first grandchild to be born in July.” Congratulations, Jane, and thank you for all you do for VVS!
“On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.”—Dan Lipinski
Today we honor and thank all Veterans. Thank you for all you have done, it is deeply appreciated!