Courtney Gillis | Sales Manager | University of North Georgia

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How has your college experience influenced your career at IDR?

Well, it’s been a while since I’ve graduated and I’ve had a few different positions since then. But I would say that working through college set the tone for my career in management. It better prepared me for the workforce and made the transition easier for me. Also, getting a degree in Business Management has been beneficial to the path I have chosen as a leader within IDR.

What’s your most embarrassing moment?

I’ve had a lot of embarrassing moments. On the first day of my first big girl job, my manager was walking me around to all the VP’s offices and the first one I met I dropped my venti Starbucks coffee ALL over his office floor! I wasn’t even an employee for 30 minutes ☹

What is your favorite season?

Summer

What is your favorite sports team?

UGA DAWGS

If you could only have one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Steak from Barebones with fried Okra

What was your biggest interview flop? 

Not being prepared and when asked if I knew anything about the company I blanked and looked like an idiot.