Get to know Aqua and the employees that work day in and day out to provide quality customer service and reliable drinking water to approximately 3 million customers. In this week’s ‘Employee Highlight,’ we spoke to Executive Assistant, Jennifer Knotts.
1. My name is… Jennifer Knotts. I am married to my husband, Shae, and I have two boys, Jared and Gavin. They are my whole world!
2. My title is... Executive Assistant
3. That means I (do what?)… I do a little bit of everything, payables, payroll, planning events, doing administrative work for the office or Tom Bruns (Aqua Indiana President), handling customers, handling customer accounts for Western Hancock Utilities, Wymberly, Chimneywood and Heir Industries, serving as back up for Fran Paul when she is out of the office for Hendricks and Darlington, reviewing aging reports, doing certified letters for Shut Off Not for Nonpayments (SONP) and working with Field Services Representatives (FSR) out in the field.
4. I work with water for a living, but my favorite water related activity is... Swimming. I really like going to water parks with my children.
5. If I had to pick 3 words to describe myself, they’d be… Kind, dedicated and organized.
6. Since I started working at Aqua, the most fun I experienced was… The 360 Team Building Dinner in Fort Wayne. We had to work as a team and it was fun and enjoyable to see co-workers out of the office, laughing and having a great time!
7. The most interesting thing I’ve crossed off my “Bucket List” is… Getting a tattoo. Mine is a Dolphin.
8. My co-workers don’t know this, but I’m actually a big fan of... Disney, Eeyore and Little Mermaid are my favorite. Anytime I can go to Walt Disney World – I will.
9. In the summer, you can find me... Outside hiking, coaching soccer or spending time with my family.
10. Favorite childhood toy was…. I did not really care for toys I enjoyed the big boxes my dad would bring home from work and we would build forts out of them.
11. When I was a kid, I always thought I’d grow up to be... FBI Agent
12. Do you have any pets? (Name, Age, Type) Yes, we have two Miniature Schnauzers. One boy 2 years old and one girl 4 years old. Dex and Dakota.
13. If I could be one movie character, I would be...because... A pirate from Pirates of the Caribbean. It just seemed like a great movie and so much fun!
14. My favorite “guilty pleasure” snack is… Chocolate and Peanut Butter (Twix, Reese’s, or Reese Sticks)
15. Don’t tell anybody, but I’ve always had a celebrity crush on… Johnny Depp