In this series of articles we take five minutes to chat with a member of the TeamBonding team so you can get an idea of the sort of people we are. In this installment, we will introduce our Director of Client Relations, Nanci Donahue.
We sat down with her for five minutes to learn about everything from her love of her family to her weakness for chocolate chip cookies!
How long have you been with TeamBonding?
What is your most memorable TeamBonding experience?
The first time I saw a TeamBonding program in action was incredible.
What do you do in your spare time?
I love to hang out with my family!
What is your favorite place in the world to be?
By the ocean
What can’t you live without?
What is your biggest fear?
The most important thing in life is?
What is your favorite food?
If I’m taking the healthy route its salad, any kind! But if not, then chocolate chip cookies! They have to be soft though.
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