Although the agriculture industry and our products/services may change over the years, one consistent factor remains; our employees are one of the most important ingredients in our recipe for success. Through our Employee Spotlight Blog Series, learn about the people who make up the Stutsman team. Receptionist Tami Treiber is a Coralville native and joined our team in the fall of 2018!
“As the company’s first point of contact with our customers, Tamie each and every day Radiates Enthusiasm both in person and on the phone. She Values the Collaboration with accounting and other departments by performing many other tasks. Most recently, Tamie was asked to Take the Lead for our paperless initiative related to the retention of Feed and Wholesale Fertilizer division invoices. She has done a terrific job moving that project forward! Over only a short period of time since Tamie joined the company, she has made a real impact and is a great addition to the Stutsman team!!” – Scott Szymanek, President and CFO
What is your background?
I was born in Iowa City and grew up in Coralville. I graduated from West High (long ago!) and moved to Hills in 2001. My husband Mark and I have 6 kids and live on Brady Street – but we’re NO Brady Bunch!
Where have you worked before Stutsmans?
I worked at dental office for 15 years, University of Iowa Dentistry 3 times, as well as Lint United Van Lines.
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
I love to travel and read on my Kindle! I like going to the casino and “donating”, and spending time with family friends.
What is something random most people don’t know about you?
I am a consignment QUEEN! Almost everything I buy is consignment, from shoes, to jeans, to shirts and sweaters.
If you had to eat the same food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Shrimp or pizza!
If you were stuck on an island, what 3 items would you bring?
My Kindle, ,my dog Mr. Bojangles, and of course my husband Mark!
What are some items on your bucket list?
Travel to Hawaii and Australia, and move to Florida someday – I hope!
What was the best concert you’ve ever been to?
We’ve been to many, but I really like Keith Urban; we’ve seen him 3 times! Big & Rich are also a lot of fun!
What’s your favorite thing about the agriculture industry?
The people! I am learning so much and everyone is so kind and helpful.
What is something you are passionate about?
My 4-legged fur baby, Mr. Bojangles! He is a 14 year old Papillon and my best friend.
If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?
What is your favorite family tradition?
Anytime we can get all of our kids and grand kids together!
If you could swap places with someone for a day who would it be?
It may sound weird, but my favorite singer Steve Perry, previously from Journey!
What are you currently watching on Netflix?
Nothing currently, but I am waiting for the third season of Stranger Things.
If you could be any animal what would it be?
A puppy, so I can see the love in a child’s eyes!
Which Stutsman core value do you best resonate with?
Value Collaboration! I truly believe in teamwork and everyone working together.