Welcome to our “Get to Know Me” feature for RVC employees! Today we are going to get to know Ashley Belec.
Title: HR Assistant
Department: Human Resources
Tell us a little about your job at RVC.
I am the assistant to the head of HR, Joe Simpson.
What motivates or inspires you?
History and science inspires me to always strive to be better, achieve more, and never stop asking “why?”
What scares you?
Zombies… remember to always have a safety plan in place and work on your cardio.
What do you like to do for fun?
I love to travel and experience new culture. I just came back to the States after living in Italy for a little over a year and have been to 7 countries. I’m hoping to make it 8 this year!
What was your very first job?
KFC crew member
Favorite quote or song lyric?
The time that we kill keeps us alive – Rise Against
What is the best advice you have ever received?
Don’t strive to make others proud, make yourself proud first.
What’s the last good book you’ve read?
What’s the last good movie you have seen?
Minding the Gap
What is your favorite TV show to binge watch?
Most recent concert you have attended?
Blink 182 cover band called, Blank 281
If you could be best friends with a celebrity, who would it be?
Emma Stone and I would get along great!
Where is your favorite place to eat?
How could I possibly narrow it down to just one??? I guess I would say it’s the one I missed the most while in Europe, Portillos.
Do you have any pets?
I have a cat named Captain… short for Captain Jack Harkness (Dr. Who reference)
Where do you like to go or what do you like to do when you have a long weekend?
If it’s in the winter I like to go snowboarding, or if its warm out I go hiking in one of our state parks.
What’s your go-to karaoke song?
Sugar We’re Going Down – Fall Out Boy
What is your biggest pet peeve?
Not saying your “please and thank yous”… Maybe because I use to teach pre-kindergarten and if the 3 year olds can say it I think everyone can 😉
What is the food you can’t live without?
What might surprise people to learn about you?
I don’t speak Italian
What is your favorite board game?
Settlers of Catan!
If you could be any character on a TV show, who would it be?
Do you play any sports?
What’s your favorite thing about working at RVC?
The people here are wonderful and supportive!
What’s the next big thing coming up in your life that you are looking forward to?
I’m going on a trip over St. Patrick’s Day week to New Orleans to visit family!
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