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A Tribute to our Dedicated Employees

Celebrating Years of Service

In the dynamic landscape of the corporate world, where change is constant, recognizing and celebrating employee loyalty and commitment becomes paramount.

At Trinity, we take great pride in acknowledging the dedication and hard work of our team members through our annual milestone awards, an initiative that has become a cherished tradition at our bi-annual Town Hall events held every January. In this post, we will explain the significance of these milestone awards and the meaningful impact they have on our workplace culture.

  1. Celebrating Careers at Key Intervals: One of the key purposes of our milestone awards is to mark significant career milestones – specifically, the 5, 10, and 15-year marks. These intervals represent not just the passage of time but also the accumulation of experiences, skills, and contributions that have shaped both the individual and the organization. Celebrating these intervals serves as a reflection of the journey undertaken and the growth achieved over the years.

  2. Validating Employee Commitment and Loyalty: Employee commitment and loyalty are invaluable assets in any organization. The milestone awards serve as a tangible validation of the dedication our employees exhibit day in and day out. This recognition not only motivates the recipients but also sets an example for others, reinforcing the idea that commitment and loyalty are highly valued and appreciated within our company.

  3. Showing Appreciation and Gratitude: Gratitude is a powerful motivator. By presenting milestone awards, we express our sincere appreciation for the hard work and dedication of each employee. It goes beyond a simple "thank you" – it's a public acknowledgment that their efforts have not gone unnoticed and are truly valued by the organization.

  4. Celebrating Unique Skills and Contributions: Every employee brings a unique set of skills and contributions to the table. The milestone awards provide an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the individual accomplishments of each awardee. By doing so, we not only celebrate their achievements but also showcase the diverse talents that make our organization strong and resilient.

  5. Highlighting Efforts Aligned with Company Values: Our company values are the guiding principles that shape our culture and define who we are. The milestone awards aren't just about longevity; they also highlight the efforts that align with these core values. This ensures that the recipients are not only recognized for their tenure but also for their commitment to upholding the principles that form the foundation of our organization.

  6. Providing a Time to Pause and Celebrate: In the hustle and bustle of the corporate world, it's easy to overlook individual contributions. The milestone awards offer a designated time to pause, reflect, and celebrate the people who form the backbone of our organization. It's a moment of collective appreciation for the hard work, dedication, and positive impact each awardee has had on our workplace.

15 Years of Service

Kristen Adkins

Manager, DC Administration and Documents

10 Years of Service

Laurel Leonard, CPC, QPA, QKA

Executive, Regional Vice President/Retirement Sales

5 Years of Service

Heather Craigg

Marketing and Sales Operations Specialist

Simeon Clark, QKA

Regional Vice President/Retirement Plan Sales

Demetrius Murray, CRPS, QKA, QKC

DC Relationship Manager

Christen Ellet, PHR

Human Resource Manager

The annual milestone awards at our bi-annual Town Hall event are more than just a recognition ceremony – they are a testament to the years of experiences, skills, and commitment that define our organizational culture.

As we look forward to another year of growth and success, we are excited to continue this tradition of honoring and celebrating the incredible journeys of our team members.

About the author

Christen Ellet, PHR