Patricia Mon, 2012
- Administrative Assistant, School of Applied Business
- DSC employee since: November 2010
Degrees and schools where awarded: BS in Marketing, SUNY; AAS in Advertising Art, SUNY
Career/Professional honors: Current CEA vice president;Certified Six Sigma Green Belt in Project Management; two-time recipient of J.P. Morgan Chase’s Service Excellence award for the Balance Preservation Program and Forms Management; Diversity Diamond Team award for creating the mentoring program and promoting diversity.
What did you do prior to joining Daytona State College? I worked at J.P. Morgan Chase in New York for 16 years, starting as a supervisor and advancing to an assistant vice president for project management in the credit card division. I worked on Six Sigma, which is a process improvement project management tool used to guide projects through a specific format. The projects I worked on provided process improvements to the division and cost savings of $85,000 to $1.4 million.
What are you working on right now? I am currently working on a project regarding retention and completers for the School of Business. I also create spreadsheets, templates and reports for the department related to SACs.
What has been the most rewarding thing about your Daytona State College experience?
Working with great people in all departments and helping students achieve their goals. It is a warm, rewarding feeling when you help people and their appreciation is truly heartfelt.
What is one goal you still hope to achieve in your career? To always strive to do your best and continue to climb up the ladder to the next level.
One thing people are surprised to find out about me is: I am a certified 2nd degree black belt in Karate, and I teach karate, kickboxing and self-defense.
Last book read: 10th Anniversary (Women’s Murder Club series) by James Patterson
If they could bottle your personality what would the label read? Tenacious Hummingbird
The Daytona State of Mind to me is: Friendly, helpful, compassionate people who help others achieve.