Each month, we’ll go behind the scenes with one of our amazing employees here at R.W. Murray Co. For March, we get to know Deena Van Allen, Project Assistant, a little better!
Deena Van Allen
Position at RWM: Project Assistant
Years at RWM: 5
A LITTLE ABOUT ME:
Favorite Food: Tacos
Favorite App: Instagram
Favorite Sports Team: Washington Nationals
Favorite Movie: Princess Bride
Favorite Author: Dr. Seuss
Hidden Talents: www.etsy.com/shop/hazeleyeddyes
Motto or Personal Mantra: You don’t have to have it all figured out to move forward.
One item you’d bring to a desert island: Swiss Army Knife
If you could meet anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would it be?: Mother Teresa
What is the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery? Depends how much money
What is the most important thing you have learned in the last five years? Great things come out of patience
WORKING AT R.W. MURRAY CO.:
What is the best part about working at R.W. Murray Co.?
My coworkers are like family.
I chose the construction industry because?
I didn’t. It chose me!
What is your proudest moment at R.W. Murray Co.?
Celebrating my 5 year Anniversary!
How do you balance your career at R.W. Murray Co. and family?
Having two little kids at home is pretty hard to balance. Someone is always sick. So we do the best we can and we are lucky to have family near by and managers that understand.
If you could switch your job with anyone else within R.W. Murray Co., whose job would you want?
Completely content with my position.