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: Tara Pearson
Congratulations to Tara Pearson 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'm old enough to know better but young enough to keep on trying!  I enjoy trying new things (as long as it doesn't require dexterity, I'm a little clumsy).  I have a beautiful daughter who means the world to me and a husband who I cherish.  I would never have made it this far without their support and love.

What is your role at CL&A?
QA Specialist for Northport and Hudson Valley.  Soon to be QA for Los Angeles.

What would people never guess you do in your role?
Care about every veteran under the care of our contract.

What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most?
Learning the history of the veterans our case managers work with and their stories.

How did you first learn about CL&A?
Cheryl Kraweitz was able to get me an interview with Carlos to begin my internship for my counseling degree with him.  He obtained the contract during that time and I asked to be involved in the contract.

What do you like most about CL&A?
The feeling of being a part of something important and a being a part of a family.

Before working here, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?
Working as a personal assistant to a ranch owner.

What kinds of hobbies and interests do you have outside of work?
Reading, riding motorcycles, spending quality time with my daughter and husband.

What is one thing you couldn’t live without?
Family (work and personal)

What is your hidden talent?
I can make funny faces!

What is your biggest pet peeve?
People who steal from others.

What is your favorite movie and book?
Movie: All the Harry Potter movies; Book: All John Saul books