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At the Water Cooler with Markia Greene, Project Supervisor


How long have you been with ASHLIN and what is your role with the company?

I’ve been working with ASHLIN since August 2008. I started off as a file clerk and now I am currently working as a Project Supervisor.

What do you enjoy most about working at ASHLIN?

Some of the things I enjoyed the most about working with ASHLIN is the company make sure their employees are well taken care of, they offer a variety of trainings that is beneficial to our careers, and family- oriented. Another thing I enjoy the most is at the end of the year they have all the projects come together to meet, celebrate, and just talk to one another.

What are some of your professional aspirations?

I plan on owning my own youth/family building business.

Can you tell us a little about a current project that you’re working on?

The project I am currently working on is a contract through the Department of Human Services. We assist TANF customers in obtaining employment and address any barriers (housing, childcare, mental health, etc.) that is preventing them from obtaining employment.

How did you arrive at your decision to work at ASHLIN?

I decided ASHLIN was a good company to work for by doing my research and seeing all the wonderful services the company has to offer and clients they connect with. Employees I’ve spoken to was highly satisfied of how well they were treated. I knew I would have a great career with them.

 

Now to the Fun Stuff

How do you start your morning routine?

My morning routine starts with prayer and then cooking breakfast for my children, getting them ready for school, and walking my dog.

Tell us about a person who has inspired you.

My grandmother has inspired me so much. She taught me to always be yourself no matter what the situation is, remain humble, be at peace, always smile, life is too short so don’t stress over things you can’t control, be willing and open to learn new things every day and never looked down on the next person regardless of your position/title.

What food is your favorite “guilty pleasure”?

My favorite food is pepperoni pizza.

What is your favorite hobby?

I love traveling with my kids. Road trips are the best.

Tell us something about your life that most people would be surprised to know.

I am afraid of Heights

What are you reading right now?

 I am currently reading Atomic Habits by James Clear

What is your “go to” mobile app?

My go-to mobile apps are Pinterest and the Holy Bible.

Name one destination in the world that you have to visit in the next 5 years.

I would love to travel to Paris with my children.

If you were to write a book about yourself, what would you name it?

Through it all, I Survived.

If Hollywood made a movie about your life, who would you like to see cast as you?

Viola Davis

What is the funniest thing that has ever happened to you?

Falling down a flight of stairs while trying to catch my dog.

Who are your top 5 greatest (artists, musicians, movies, athletes, books, cars, etc.) of all time?

Musicians: Tupac Shakur, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston
Movies: Forrest Gump, Goodfellas, and Pursuit of Happiness,
Athletes: My two children (Michael and Braylen plays football, basketball, and baseball), Allen Iverson, Muhammad Ali, Kobe Bryant, Bill Russell, Tiger Woods,
Books: The Coldest Winter Ever and 12 Rules of Life
Cars: 745 BMW