Employee Spotlight: Susette McSwain

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Name:  Susette McSwain

Current Position: Office Manager

How long have you been with Prévu? 20 Months

Where are you from? Dickinson, Texas (little town between Houston & Galveston)

What do you enjoy most about what you do? Managing the inside aspects of the business to make everything flow smoothly, for the most part. Plus, the ability to wear different hats.

What makes Prévu unique or special compared to previous work experiences? My boss and co-workers, hands down! We also have some amazing customers!

What do you feel is the most important aspect of your job? Keeping the inner workings of the office running so our team can execute their jobs efficiently.

What is the most challenging part of your job?  Challenge is a good word for me. So, the ability to wear different hats is a great challenge. I don’t perceive it as a negative… 

Describe the work environment? Respectful, kind, uplifting, courteous, fun! Working at Prévu feels like I am “home.”

Favorite organizational item? Plastic boxes – labeled properly.

What are your top 3 tips for someone moving? 1. Hire Prévu! 2. Get rid of what you know you do not need before moving – seriously, don’t pay someone to pack and move things you know you aren’t ever going to use again. 3. Immediately start setting aside the items for the “Open First” box so that it is all ready to go and be available at your new home.

What are your hobbies? Reading, sports viewing, family time, being with friends, exploring my surrounding. 

What was the best vacation you ever took? Even though my husband and son weren’t along for the trip, it is Italy. I saw my daughter’s college choir perform at St. Peter’s Basilica on Mother’s Day. Really awesome Mother’s Day gift.

What is one thing you couldn’t live without?  My cell phone (I know it sounds shallow, but I can access everything through that little hand held device.

What is your favorite movie and book? “Shawshank Redemption” and book is “To Kill a Mockingbird”