New Employee Spotlight – Alexa Plourde

We’d like to take a moment and recognize our newest employees to Green River. Please take a moment to learn more about them, in their own words.

Alexa PlourdePlease tell everyone your new title and a little bit about your professional background.
Program Specialist in International Programs.  After studying Finance & International Business at Penn State University, I worked for International companies both in Spain and the US in diverse sectors such as IT software, fashion, and digital stock photography, and have helped to expand their presence in international markets. I also have a Master’s in Marketing & Sales from ESADE in Spain.

What drew you to apply to Green River?
Very marketing and service oriented International Programs department in higher education.

On the car ride to work, what do you listen to?
KOMO news and KLCK.

What was the very first job you ever had?
International Marketing Assistant at Paul Fredrick Menstyle in PA.

What about your new position are you most excited about?
Working with International students and agencies.

What is one thing you’d love to accomplish in your first year at Green River?
Help increase international students and agencies.

What three accomplishments are you most proud of in your life?
My daughter, son and husband :-).

If your coworkers were to give you an office nickname, what would that be?
No idea. Sorry!

For Green River’s annual talent show (this doesn’t actually exist), what hidden talent would you showcase for everyone?
Playing the piano.

If G.R.E.E.N. where an acronym for something, what would each letter stand for?
Go – Reach – Excel – Endeavor – Nourish

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