Employee Spotlight - Amber Rude
by Christie White

Employee Spotlight – Amber Rude

Have you found how different a conversation can be once you’ve put ‘a face to a name’? We love connecting with our clients, whether it’s in the office, out in our community or even through our social media. Today’s post is just another way we want to connect with you and let you know a little bit more about us. We’re putting the spotlight on some of our employees and giving you an inside look!

Amber Rude | Commerical Lines Account Manager | 2 Years [in August!] with VAST

What is your favorite thing about working at VAST?

My coworkers.

Are you part of any VAST committees?

Yes, the FUN Committee.

Where can we find you when you’re not in the office?

On my bike.

What is something people may not know about you?

I’ve had my front teeth knocked out TWICE!

[Once on a snowmobile, the other during what must have been one intense game of Red Rover!]

Do you have any nicknames?

Ambie [pronounced Am-Bee] – thanks, Mom!

Name three things you would want to have if you were stranded on a deserted island?

  1. A boat
  2. My pets
  3. Food

Now for the quick answer – name the first thing that comes to mind!

Favorite Candy Bar? Snickers

Coffee or Tea? Coffee [she even adds butter to make it bulletproof coffee!]

Favorite Color? Green

Favorite Breakfast Dish? Two eggs over medium with hashbrowns, bacon and two pieces of white toast.

Regular or Waffle Fries? Waffle with ranch dressing

Any Pets? Two cats; Mr. Kitty and Hilda

Mild or Hot? Mild

Where Is Your Favorite Place In The Whole Wide World? Lake Superior

Favorite Movie? We are Marshall

All Time Favorite Meal? My Mom’s homemade baked chicken with mash potatoes, gravy and buiscuits.


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