Employee Spotlight: Courtney Drahos

Posted January 1, 2016by Ben Barker

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Each week, Continuum will spotlight an employee that has gone above and beyond. The spotlight is more than just a recognition of the hard work being done at Continuum, but a look into the person behind that work. We'll find out what our employees do for fun, what their favorite movies are, what their passions are and much more! We also ask them about their experiences working at Continuum and what they like most about their job. Check back each week to find out who made the Employee Spotlight!

This week, Courtney Drahos, Account Executive, New Partner Acquisition, is being featured!

Recently, Courtney was nominated for the Employee Spotlight by Mike Barnes, Director, New Partner Acquisitions at Continuum for her quick rise to a full-time employee and immediate contributions to the team.

"Courtney joined Continuum in April of 2015 as a contractor and came on as a full-time Account Executive in July. She became an immediate contributor and a great addition to the Continuum team! She previously worked with current Continuum employees, Jill Ammon, Jessica Borrelli and Corey Nulton, and even referred a new employee of her own - Jacob Dailer - who started this month!"

- Mike Barnes

Let's get to know Courtney a little better...

 

Courtney at Continuum

How long have you been working for Continuum?: "I've been working at Continuum for about nine months. I joined on April 15, 2015."

How did you hear about Continuum?: "I hear about Continuum from my friend and fellow co-worker, Jill Ammon!"

What is your favorite thing about working for Continuum?: "I love the work life balance and how it feels more like a family than just a company."

What is your best memory as a Continuum employee?: "My best memory would have to be Navigate 2015. It was such an incredible experience to see the partners' excitement over the knowledge and care they were receiving at the conference. It also felt great to contribute to the event and be a part of the team!"

What do you look for in a good company?: "I look for a company that stands on and acts out strong, ethical values. I look for a company that cares about the well being of its employees both as workers and as people. Finally, I look for a company with motivated and energetic leadership."

 

More about Courtney

What is an interesting fact about yourself?: "I played college basketball at Bethany College as a Small Forward."

Who are your favorite professional basketball players? "I'm not a huge NBA fan but I like Kobe Bryant, Steph Curry and of course the classics, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan."

What do you like to do for fun?: "I love spending time with my husband and our two small children. My husband is a collegiate basketball coach, so you can typically find us in the gym watching one of his games or running around the court burning off some energy."

Do you have any pets?: "We have a dog named Bosco."

What kind of music do you like to listen to?: "I like to listen to country music... Or NSYNC (don't judge me)!"

Are you a fan of any sports teams?"I am a Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Pirates fan, born and raised!"

If you could travel anywhere on earth to vacation, where would you go?"I would go to Bora Bora."

What is your favorite song to sing at karaoke?: "Love Shack by the B-52s."


Be sure to check back on our Company News Blog for upcoming Employee Spotlights!

 

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Ben is a member of Continuum's marketing team. He specializes in blog content as well as video production. Ben is a graduate of Emerson College and a huge Boston sports fan.


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