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2018 Employee of the Year is Daniel Roberts

Post Date:05/10/2018 4:30 PM

2018 Employee of the Year Daniel RobertsWater/Sewer Superintendent Daniel Roberts has been named the 2018 City of Conroe Employee of the Year. The City of Conroe’s Employee of the Year program is designed to recognize the work and actions of the City’s employees that have displayed exceptional service on a consistent basis, for an extended period.

Daniel Roberts is the kind of boss everyone should have the privilege to work for. His fair, kind way of dealing with employees, provides a positive work environment. The leadership he provides and the confidence he instill to his employees is an integral part of being a successful supervisor.

“Whenever there is a work related issue, he is there to instruct and help come up with a plan to resolve the issue in a safe, quick and innovative way.” City Administrator, Paul Virgadamo said about Daniel Roberts at the awards lunch.

Mr. Virgadamo went on to say, “Daniel is very quick to learn anything that comes up and will teach what he knows to anyone who asks. His character, work ethic and overall positive personality are to be commended.”

Wendy Harrison, Finance Manager for the Finance and Administration department and Chris Bogert, Engineering Manager for the Engineering department were also recognized for their exemplary service.

Wendy Harrison who was the 2nd runner up for Employee of the Year, has been a highly valued employee as part of the Finance Team for just under three years. She has been influential in creating a checks and balance system on high-dollar financial transactions to ensure that they are processed correctly, especially as they relate to grant programs, which helps the City improve its accountability to other governmental entities. Wendy takes the time to answer questions and teach other employees, which empowers them to improve in their positions.

3rd runner up, Chris Bogert, is responsible for the oversight of the staff engineers and development coordinators. He brings a fresh perspective to the Engineering Department that has led to more discussion of alternatives and in the end has resulted in better projects for the City.