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Teamwork, Trust, Loyalty, and Integrity

Teamwork, Trust, Loyalty, and Integrity

By: Jennifer Padilla, Customer Service Representative, U.S. Army National Guard Although my time with the military was short, I learned what it takes to have the courage to push myself beyond what I thought I could handle. I learned the fundamentals of teamwork, trust, loyalty, and integrity and how they go beyond just the military. It was easy for me to take these skills and transition to being a team player and having the courage to start and learn a new job with new teammates in business. I love my job and it’s a great feeling having the opportunity to …

Leadership Skills

Leadership Skills

By: David Lonergan, General Manager, U.S Marine Corps I joined the Marine Corps in 2004 after high school and served 8 years. In my time spent, I learned how to become a better leader by the core values of the Marine Corps: Honor, Courage, Commitment. In the Marine Corps I was deployed to Iraq, traveled to other countries, and went to different states. I got to see how other places were and learn from other cultures to expand my mind to help with new ways of teaching and learning. When I started a family, I decided to leave the military. …

Transitioning from Military Life to Everyday Life is Achievable

Transitioning from Military Life to Everyday Life is Achievable

By: Shametra Watts, Senior General Manager, U.S Army I served in the Army for eight years. Within those eight years, the military taught me many different life skills, but the most important were: To be independent To work as a team To be a leader By learning these skills and building on them, it helped me to not only succeed in my personal life, but also in my career. Being a part of the military is a life experience that develops you to be successful in many different ways. I learned to step up, go the extra mile, and be persistent. TMX …

Recovering with Help

Recovering with Help

Submitted By: Brandon Guffee, Lead Business Analyst January 5, 2018 was a normal Friday, much like any other. I was excited to get off work and start another great weekend. January 6, 2018 started out as typical Saturday. My wife and I loaded up our ATVs and headed out for some trail riding. This time we decided to check out a new trail, Rocky Ridge Ranch near Decatur, TX. After a few hours of riding, my wife and I decided we were not enjoying the trail, so we packed up and headed home. At some point between Decatur and Denton, …

Exciting Times as the TMX Finance Family of Companies Intern

Exciting Times as the TMX Finance Family of Companies Intern

Submitted by: Amira Mccall, Summer Intern Hello everyone, my name is Amira McCall and I am the new TMX Summer Intern! I attend a local school in the Savannah district where I had the privilege to apply to the City of Savannah’s Summer 500 Program. This summer youth employment program partners with local companies to match 500 of Savannah’s youths with paid internships for 8 weeks. And that’s how I became your Intern! Summer 500 helps prepare us for the business world by giving us the opportunity to gain real-world work experience. Before starting our internships, we went through an …

Celebrating Family and Freedom

Celebrating Family and Freedom

Submitted by: Shaunna Harris, General Manager July 4th is the time of year when my family always holds our annual family reunion. We have a celebration of all the generations along with a celebration of our freedom in our great country. The food is amazing when everyone is competing to have the best BBQ! The memories we make each year are talked about for years to come (those remember when moments!). It is a day you can feel the love and support of your entire family from being together. The faces of the children as they watch the fireworks are …

A 4th of July Promise

A 4th of July Promise

Submitted by: Janeisha Spruiell, General Manager 2009 was a rough year for me. I am originally from Chicago, but I tell people that I am from Dallas because I have been here for so long. It has always been me and my mom here in Texas while most of my other family are still in Chicago or East St. Louis, and I didn’t visit very often to either place to see them. In March 2009, my mom passed away and my Grandmother passed away soon after. I was heartbroken and distraught. My mother was the only family I had been …

Meet Katie Woodall

Meet Katie Woodall

At the TMX Finance Family of Companies, women are leading the way. They’re mothers, mentors, military veterans, community volunteers, and operators. Our women are leaders. Read all the interviews we held in our Women of the 20th blog series to learn how they each became the leaders they are today. What has been one of your most empowering moments at the TMX Finance Family of Companies? I would have to say my most empowering moment was when I participated in a mock interview for the District Director of Operations position led by Jim Vaughn. It was an experience that I …

Meet Jessica Russaw

Meet Jessica Russaw

At the TMX Finance Family of Companies, women are leading the way. They’re mothers, mentors, military veterans, community volunteers, and operators. Our women are leaders. Read all the interviews we held in our Women of the 20th blog series to learn how they each became the leaders they are today. What has been one of your most empowering moments at the TMX Finance Family of Companies? I would have to say one of my most empowering moments would be helping my team reach their goals. How has your time at the TMX Finance Family of Companies been special? My time …

Meet Carly Hallman

Meet Carly Hallman

At the TMX Finance Family of Companies, women are leading the way. They’re mothers, mentors, military veterans, community volunteers, and operators. Our women are leaders. Read all the interviews we held in our Women of the 20th blog series to learn how they each became the leaders they are today. Is there anything unique about your career background? My background is in artistic communication and digital advertising, so I have always worked in the field of marketing. I’ve worked on both the client side, such as Armstrong State University, as well as the agency side on various accounts, such as …

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