Let's Get to Know… Zenaida Rivera!

November 2018
Zenaida Rivera

Name: Zenaida Rivera

Project Site: Ft. Collins, CO

Job Title: Facility Project Administrator

How long have you worked for FSE? 2 months

What do you like most about your job and why? Working with a Christian-based company, and Four Seasons' views and approach about how much people do matter.

What is your favorite place to visit and why? Greece, the culture, the black sand beaches and history.

What is your favorite restaurant and why? Michelangelo Italian restaurant in the Bronx. Real homemade Italian food. The Best!

What is your favorite movie and why? Mamma Mia is my favorite move. I enjoy musical movies and, more so, I love listening to ABBA.

What do I enjoy when not at work and why? I enjoy ministering to my friends. Being present for my sisters and brothers in Christ when they need an ear or prayers.

Describe your dream vacation. El Camino Santiago pilgrimage in France and Spain - this is a 500-mile hike.

What is your favorite hobby and why? Mountain biking, hiking and camping. There is something to say when you're outdoors in the mountain. I feel like I'm close to God.

What I your favorite holiday and why? Thanksgiving: a time to be appreciative.

What three books/movies would you take on a deserted island? Bible, Mama Mia and a Journal.

If you could have a meal with one person (dead or alive), who would It be and why? My mom. She was the most important person in my life, second to God.

If you could witness any past event, what would it be and why? My mother responding from a stroke when I got baptized.

If you could learn one thing, what would it be and why? If I could learn to lean and trust in God more, I wouldn't have to worry about what ahead so much.

What would you like to be doing in 5 years? I'm not sure. I'm waiting for God to give me direction and reveal clearly what he would like me to do.

What do you consider your best feature and why? I would say smile.

If you could only eat three foods for the rest of your life, what would they be? Italian, Spanish and Chinese Food.

What is your favorite family tradition? My brother's birthday. It is an annual family reunion.

What is the best piece of advice you have received? Never to assume anything. Gather all my facts before reacting. I got this at 23 years old from my first boss who was my professional mentor.