Huntsville, Alabama – Yorktown Systems Group, Inc. (Yorktown) announces the selection of Karla Hawkins as the Employee of the Month for November 2018. Karla Hawkins serves as the Human Resources/Facility Coordinator at Yorktown Systems Group, Inc. Corporate Headquarters in Huntsville, AL.
Karla is responsible for facility coordination for all headquarters and corporate events. Along with these tasks, she assumes HR responsibilities in on-boarding and off-boarding. She is responsible for a multitude of versatile duties, and her abilities to work with all levels of the organization have proven to be a great asset to the team. Karla delivers a high quality of customer service to not only employees, but company visitors as well. She epitomizes the Golden Rule in the way she treats others, and she is praised for the respect and gratitude she shows to everyone. She follows through to ensure the job gets done, and she exhibits great flexibility when asked to learn and accomplish new objectives. Karla greets new opportunities with a positive, eager attitude, showing the pursuit of excellence is important to her. She exhibits a strong teamwork mentality when accomplishing tasks, being quick to jump in when anyone needs help, no matter the department.
Director of Human Resources, Amanda Braun, comments how Karla embodies the Yorktown Guiding Principles of Pursuing Excellence and Teamwork, “Karla’s presence and hard work are greatly appreciated amongst the HR staff and the other HQ staff. She is dedicated to quality work, often staying late to get the job done. She facilitates outstanding coordination of work events that contribute greatly to a positive team-building environment and corporate culture.”
Nancy Acquavella, Chief Administrative Officer, stated “Karla is the essence of what we desire in a Yorktown employee; she is driven, dedicated, reliable, accountable and a pleasure to work with. Karla does an excellent job prioritizing her many responsibilities, and ensuring all expectations are met or exceeded within the required timeframe. Karla is an exceptional representative of Yorktown who leaves a wonderful first impression of the company, as she often has first contact with vendors and visitors.”
Yorktown is a professional services company providing customized solutions and management capabilities to help Federal and Civil organizations achieve their goals and objectives in the areas of training and education; language and cultural training; operational mission support; modeling and simulation; systems engineering/ management analysis; administrative services; integrated logistics; and health and human services. Yorktown’s leadership and staff are innovative, informed, involved, and adaptive, providing the vision and expertise to stay in front of ever-changing client landscapes and challenges.