Get to Know ME with Pat Benninger

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At Motivation Excellence, our fellow employees become our friends. In the case of someone like Pat Benninger, who has been at ME for more than 25 years, they also become mentors and trainers and when needed, a shoulder to cry on. We appreciate our team and love helping you get to know them better. Take a few minutes to read about Pat!

What’s your title and how long have you been at ME? 

Performance Management, Sr. Program Manager and I’ve been with ME for 25 years 3 ½ months.

What’s something special about working at ME that you’d like to share? 

The employees are like family.  They are awesome TEAM players.  

Have a special story about a client interaction that you still smile about? 

My experience on site at a tradeshow was one of my best experiences.  We had a booth where I was able to answer questions about our incentive business along with running a couple of different sweepstakes.  The people were so much fun and very interested in the program we were currently running for their company.

What’s an unknown or odd talent you have? 

I enjoy making jewelry.  After a couple of classes I was hooked.

What motivates you to accomplish things in your life (work or personal)?

Clients motivate me to give 100 +%.  I want to exceed their expectations.  In my personal life, family motivates me.  

What do you enjoy doing outside work? 

Spending time with family, especially my grandchildren.  I also enjoy cooking and reading.

One thing that always makes you laugh is? 

When I have a Girls Day or Girls Weekend with my friends.  We love shopping, eating, reminiscing and laughing. 

If ME didn’t stand for Motivation Excellence, what could it stand for? 

Most Excellent!

What’s the most interesting former job you’ve had? 

I worked at a textile company in the laboratory testing materials for fire resistance, burst, heat, and tear specifications.  I’m still friends with many of my former coworkers including management.

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