Shakena
Goode

Team Leader

BDT employee

Why Benefits Data Trust?

"This is a great opportunity to serve the community! It's such a great feeling working with a wonderful group of caring people, all working for a greater good!"

Life is short. Live in the present moment and laugh as often as you can!

Education:

M.A. International Peace and Conflict Resolution, B.A. Accounting/Spanish

My family:

Dad, mom, brother, and the most adorable yorkie I’ve ever met!

Passionate about:

Diversity &amp, Inclusion, and eating delicious foods!

Volunteer work:

I really enjoy Habitat for Humanity. I was able to travel to New Orleans to rebuild after Hurricane Katrina, and continue with local constructions.

If I had chosen another career, I would have been…

A holistic physician

Greatest personal achievement:

Still working on it!

Favorite part of your job:

Knowing that I’m doing my part to change someone’s life every day.

Favorite travel destination:

Costa Rica

Key to success:

Stay true to yourself. You will always be successful following the path made for you!

 

Can’t go a day without…

A cup of tea!

Favorite book:

The Seat of the Soul by Gary Zukav

Favorite movie:

I don’t have a favorite, but I love all things horror! I watch all of the horror movies and spend many weekends watching the Chiller/Syfy channels.

Favorite food:

Spicy shrimp and grits and crab cakes

Hobbies:

Yoga, running, shopping, sleeping…

Fun fact about me:

I’m really into ghosts. I’m sure I was a ghost hunter and/or medium in a former life.