Employee Spotlight

Lynda King, Data Verification Analyst

This week’s employee spotlight is on one of our Data Verification Analysts, Lynda King.

1. WHAT’S YOUR ROLE AND HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH HIPB2B?

Data Verification and Research Analyst – started end of April, so roughly seven months.

2. WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT WORKING AT HIPB2B?

The ability to work from home.

3. WHAT’S ONE THING YOU’VE LEARNED FROM WORKING AT HIPB2B?

Keyboard shortcuts are indispensable.

4. WHAT DO YOU ENJOY DOING WHEN YOU AREN’T WORKING?

I enjoy cooking, watching movies, tending to my garden, new adventures with my son, learning new things professionally and around the house.

5. WHAT’S ONE GOOD MEMORY FROM DURING THE PANDEMIC?

When my son attended school virtually, I was able to listen and keep up with the common core math.

6. WHAT’S SOMETHING YOU’RE MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO IN A POST-COVID WORLD?

Once EVERYONE is safe, I’m looking forward to bringing my son to fairs, attending concerts, and visiting my family.

7. TOP 5 DESERT ISLAND BOOKS/MOVIES/TV SHOWS/PODCASTS ETC.

Any book about how to survive on an island, Rules of Engagement, Happy Endings, and a bunch of music remixes.

8. WHAT IS SOMETHING PEOPLE DON’T KNOW ABOUT YOU?

I am Haudenosaunee of the Mohawk nation. Haudenosaunee means “People of the Long House”.

9. WHAT IS ONE ACCOMPLISHMENT IN YOUR LIFE THAT YOU’RE PROUD OF?

Completing a half-mile swim for a Survival Race when I haven’t swum/competed in two decades.

10. WHAT’S YOUR HIDDEN TALENT?

I can suck in my nostril walls; I used nose plugs as a child for swimming.

11. IF YOU COULD LEARN TO DO ANYTHING, WHAT WOULD IT BE?

Be fluent in Mohawk, my native language.

12. PC OR MAC? IPHONE OR ANDROID?

PC and Android; never really got along with the other guys.

13. WHAT’S ONE PROJECT YOU’RE WORKING ON, PERSONALLY OR PROFESSIONALLY?

Taking courses as prep for my masters. Not 100% nailed down on the degree just yet.

14. WHAT’S ON YOUR BUCKET LIST?

Not in any order: get my Masters, learn my native language, travel the US in an RV, visit Greenland, and take my mother to Hawaii.

15. WHAT IS THE FIRST THING YOU WOULD BUY IF YOU WON THE LOTTERY?

I’d buy my parents a full-time chauffeur, so they don’t have to worry about driving and get back some independence.

Bonus: How did you find your way to the Capital area?

I came to the area via RPI. There are so many things to do within a short drive, so I stuck around.

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