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Honoring our Springmoor Employees

This week we honored our employees at the Years of Service Ceremony. Over one hundred employees received recognition for their service to Springmoor. Some have been here three years and others as many as thirty! Awards were given for three, five, ten, twenty, twenty-five and thirty years. The staff at Springmoor is a dedicated group of individuals all pitching-in to make this a wonderful place to live.

Congratulations to our Springmoor Employees with over 20 years of service!
Congratulations to our Springmoor Employees with over 20 years of service!

With Special Recognition and Congratulations!

20 Years of Service: Rose Fleming, Zhiying Gu, Eleanya Akaronu, and Shronda Wall

25 Years of Service: Jacqueline Daniel, Michel Davis, Kenneth Dunston

30 Years of Service: Terri McMahon, Gloria Wilkins and James Dixon

Behind the Scenes

This week, we would like to introduce you to just a few of our 450+ outstanding employees. Terra Hunt is the Dining Room Manager and has been working at Springmoor for 15 years. Terri McMahon is the Supportive Living Nursing Manager and has been here for 30 years! Dee Redmond is in an Accountant and has recently celebrated her third year anniversary with Springmoor.

Terra Hunt, Springmoor Dining Room Manager
Terra Hunt, Springmoor Dining Room Manager

What was your first job as a teenager?

Terra: I had a babysitting business when I was 13.

Terri: Babysitting

Dee: I worked for the City of Albany in a Summer Adolescent Vocational Educational Program

How many positions have you had since you’ve been here?

Terra: Two – Supervisor and Manager in the Dining Rooms

Terri: Three – Stewart Health Center, the Out Patient Clinic and Supportive Living

Dee: Two – Accounting Assistant and Accountant

What is your favorite ice cream flavor?

Terra: Heavenly Hash

Terri: Butter Pecan

Dee: Butter Pecan from Stewart’s Shops in NY

Terri McMahon, Springmoor Supportive Living Manager
Terri McMahon, Springmoor Supportive Living Manager

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Terra: When I was a kid, I wanted to be a Meteorologist.

Terri: I want to play like a kid!

Dee: When I was 8, I wanted to be an Accountant.

Where were you born?

Terra: North Carolina and raised outside of Atlanta, GA

Terri: Pensacola, FL

Dee: Albany, NY

What time do you wake up every day?

Terra: 5:15 am (Work starts at 11:00am)

Terri: 5:45 am (Works starts at 7:00am)

Dee: 5:30 am (Work starts at 8:00am. I have a five-minute commute and I am usually late!)

Dee Redmond, Springmoor Accountant
Dee Redmond, Springmoor Accountant

What is the coolest thing you do during the day?

Terra: Talk to the residents. I learn something new everyday.

Terri: Watch over the residents.

Dee: Put a smile on people’s faces!

What job at Springmoor would you like to do for one day?

Terra: Activities Manager in the Stewart Health Center

Terri: With a laugh, “Not the Executive Director, that’s for sure!”

Dee: Executive Director

What do you do on the weekend?

Terra: Sleep

Terri: Track meets, soccer games and all things grandchildren!

Dee: Shopping, walking at Shelly Lake and Church

Ken Dunston with 25 years and James Dixon with 30 years of service to the community
Ken Dunston with 25 years and James Dixon with 30 years of service to the community

Do you sing to the radio in the car?

Terra: Oh yes!

Terri: Yes

Dee: Yes and I sing walking down the halls too!

What is your favorite pizza topping?

Terra: Spinach and tomato

Terri: Pepperoni

Dee: Veggies

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?

Terra: Santorini, Greece. It has beautiful whitewashed houses and overlooks the water.

Terri: Italy

Dee: Only one place?! I have a list: an African Safari, Australia and then Dubai.

Terri McMahon with 30 years and Jeanne Gu with 20 years of service to the community
Terri McMahon with 30 years and Jeanne Gu with 20 years of service to the community

Were you on a sports team or in the band in high school?

Terra: I was in the Orchestra and played the string bass, the violin, the clarinet and the piano.

Terri: I was on the Volleyball Team.

Dee: I played Soccer and Basketball.

What book are you reading now?

Terra: I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan

Terri: No books just Sudoku puzzles everyday

Dee: I am Number 8 by John Gray

Do you have a hidden talent?

Terra: The piano

Terri: I love to dance!

Dee: I can sing!

Living in the Triangle during basketball season: Duke, Carolina or NC State?

Terra: NC State. My daughter wants to go to school there.

Terri: NC State. We have so many faculty and alumni from the school living here.

Dee: NC State. They have a new basketball coach, new leadership and I want them to do well.

We asked Brandon Hair, Springmoor’s Executive Director, and each manager to describe these three.

Terra: Detailed, Motivated

Terri: Dedicated, Dedicated!

Dee: Passionate, Detail-oriented

What do you like most about working at Springmoor?

Terra: The Residents. That’s why I come to work everyday. They make my day!

Terri: The People – the Residents as well as the Employees. It is a nice place to be!

Dee: Only one thing?! It’s the People: Employees and Residents.

We invite you to meet our team, schedule a tour and find out more about the Springmoor Community. We look forward to meeting you soon!