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BORDER FOODS MAINTAINS FIRM COMMITMENT TO FEMALE LEADERS, EQUALITY

Gender equality isn’t a new thing at Border Foods. After all, we’ve had leading ladies at our head table for decades, including Sharla Hennek, Gay Demaree, and the late Carol Williams. But this year, we proudly take it to the next level with a new women’s initiative entitled EmpowHER, thanks to Teri Staggemeyer, Border Foods’ Vice President of Finance and Accounting.  “We’re ahead of the game when it comes to…

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  • Recognition

Quinn Likes to Win! Celebrating the Two-Time Scholarship Recipient

Quinn Ohlemacher-Lonetti is a Team Trainer at the Border Foods Taco Bell location in Buffalo, MN. And he’s also a two-time Carol Williams scholarship recipient! “I didn’t think I had a chance of winning, and here I am winning it twice!” – Quinn Ohlemacher-Lonetti, Team Trainer Quinn is studying to earn a degree in construction management and also works as a Resident Advisor (RA) on campus. A true leader at…

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HIP HIP HOORAY FOR OUR 2024 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Congratulations to this year’s ambitious team members who are taking advantage of the scholarships we have to offer! The following individuals applied for one of two options: the Border Foods Scholarship or the Carol Williams Scholarship, named in honor of our late, great vice president of operations (learn more about Carol). Border Foods supports YOU in your pursuit of higher education!   Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of…

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  • Team Member Spotlight

JOSE’S CAREER CLIMB: FROM CLEANING CREW TO MANAGEMENT

Jose Jimenez immigrated from Mexico to the U.S. when he was 26 years old. Of all the places he could land, he says he came straight to Minnesota at the prompting of a friend. Once he got to here, everything just fell into place. Jose joined Border Foods in March 2006 as a Cleaning Captain at our Woodbury Taco Bell, where relatives of his already worked. Today, this great guy…

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  • Recognition Archive

Jason McNeil

Jason is a great leader because he actually takes pride in teaching the team and myself to feel empowered by learning new things his knowledge is beyond amazing 🤩. I have not felt so proud in a while to say my leader takes time to teach but makes sure you truly understand! Recognizing Additional Info: Job Title: general manager Store #: 033020 City: Grand Rapids State: miValue:empowermentSubmitted By Additional Info:Job…

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Kristen Bassford

We would like to proudly recognize our General Manager Kristen Bassford for her hard work, unwavering dedication, and full-hearted commitment. Kristen fosters a welcoming, family-like atmosphere and creates a fun, productive workplace. Though often unrecognized, her personal and professional contributions make our workplace efficient and supportive. Thank you, Kristen, for everything you do. We’re extremely fortunate to have you leading our team. Recognizing Additional Info: Job Title: general manager Store…

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Shawn Mcalese

Shawn is always willing to help whenever needed. My store was really struggling a few months ago and he helped us out all week and still has a day or two. Shawn will always make sure you are good and answer any questions needed, a real team player. His help deserves to be recognized !! Recognizing Additional Info: Job Title: general manager Store #: 5401 City: Hastings State: mnValue:teamworkSubmitted By…

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Cathy Tedrow

She pushes to have everyone in the store feel excited to show up and work. She makes life at the bell an amazing experience. Recognizing Additional Info: Job Title: assistant general manager Store #: 034828 City: Battle Creek State: miValue:excellenceSubmitted By Additional Info:Job Title: assistant general manager Store #: 034828 City: Battle Creek State: mi

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Matt VanOtterloo

He always is helping people to the fullest and always making sure everyone is doing good Recognizing Additional Info: Job Title: shift lead Store #: 1137 City: Holland State: miValue:excellenceSubmitted By Additional Info:Job Title: team member Store #: 1137 City: Holland State: mi

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Christa Blain

She is a amazing team player She does what she has asked doesn’t do it without any attitude. And she does a amazing job and drive. Recognizing Additional Info: Job Title: team member Store #: 23074 City: CHEYENNE State: wyValue:teamworkSubmitted By Additional Info:Job Title: shift lead Store #: 23074 City: CHEYENNE State: wy

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