Employee Spotlight

Welcome to our employee spotlight page. At CL&A we realize that our success comes from the people that have joined our CL&A family. Without our hardworking and dedicated teams, we would not be where we are today. In an effort to recognize our employees for the exemplary work that they do, we’d like to take a moment and highlight one member, who we believe to be doing an outstanding job. The people who are featured here represent the best of us. They are an example to everyone around them of the excellence that can be achieved.

Employee Spotlight: Heather Slater
Congratulations to Heather Slater on being a valued CL&A employee. You are an outstanding member of our team, and we couldn’t do it without you! We are honored to highlight you in this month’s employee spotlight.

Tell us a little about yourself.
I have daughter in middle School. I used to teach Early Childhood Education before entering Social Services. I love the arts and have a passion for design and cooking.

What is your role at CL&A?
I am a Field Coordinator. I would say I have a great rapport with most of my Veterans. I stem from a great team and enjoy what I do so it doesn't feel like work.

What would people never guess you do in your role?
Travel through 3 or more boroughs of NYC in one day. (Most days)

What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most?
I enjoy seeing the progress from Veterans that I assist, especially if there were challenges along the way. The Veteran sees the commitment and I get to feel the reward of service.

How did you first learn about CL&A?
I was pleasantly interviewed by HR and was immediately interested in the role.

What do you like most about CL&A?
The integrity of your work determines your role with the company. It's observed and acknowledged. Support from Management is always there.

Before working here, what was the most unusual or interesting job you've ever had?
I worked at Models sporting goods in sales (sneakers, clothing, cashier). Fun and high energy position. We sang a chant every day before the store opened!

What kinds of hobbies and interests do you have outside of work?
I love feel-good music, concerts, going to basketball games, travel, interior design.

What is one thing you couldn’t live without?
My Daughter, Summer.

What is your hidden talent?
I can draw and paint.

What is your biggest pet peeve?
If someone tries to take advantage of me or insults my intelligence.

What is your favorite movie and book?
My favorite book is The Secret By Rhonda Bryne. Favorite movie is a tie between The Breakfast Club and  A Few Good Men