Terry
Connolly

Benefits Outreach Specialist

BDT employee

Why Benefits Data Trust?

"You don’t often get the chance to change the world around you, at BDT we do it every day. It doesn’t get much better than that."

My Family

My sisters are spread out all over Jeanne in Los Angeles, Geraldine in Boston and Patty in Norway. My daughter Dana Lyn and her husband Ron, My son Kristopher and his wife Teresa and of course my amazing grandchildren Sarah and Jeremy.

Passionate About

My job and civic responsibility

Best Advice ever received

My father once said “ when you take a job, you take all responsibility that goes with it. You should always give your best every minute of every day.” I have always tried to live by that.

Past Employment

Highmark, Monarch Recovery Management, Academy Collection Service

If I Had Chosen Another Career, I Would Have Been…

History Teacher, Politician

Greatest Personal Accomplishment

Finishing my novel

Favorite Travel Destination

I have always wanted to go to Alaska and I would also like to see Ireland

Make and Model of Your First Car

I would like to say it was a 1968 Candy Apple Red GTO, it wasn’t. It was a 1971 AMC Hornet

Favorite food

Rare steak, cheeseburgers and potato chips

Key to Success

Punctuality

Can’t go a day without

Coffee

Favorite Book

Edmund Morris Trilogy on Theodore Roosevelt, The Great War by Peter Hart

Favorite Movie

Impossible to choose there are so many, but forced to choose I would say “She Wore a Yellow Ribbon” or “Tombstone”

Hobbies

Reading, old movies

Fun Fact about me

At 58 I have the unique distinction of being the oldest person on the contact center floor. Which makes for some very interesting conversations. I am also a history and trivia buff. I am in fact running a trivia contest for my associates