Get to Know Samantha Munkus

  • If you could go back in time, what time period would you travel to? SamM
         The 50s! I love the simplicity, the style, the chivalry…
  • How do you recharge / what is your favorite hobby?
         I use Yoga to relax/recharge…my favorite hobby is to paint! (mostly acrylic paints and watercolors)
  • When are you the happiest?
        When everyone around me is smiling and laughing!
  • Fill in the blank: If you really knew me, you’d know__________.
        That I love to cook! Everything from scratch.
  • What would you most regret NOT having done at the end of your life?
        Not having at least one published novel, I love to get lost in a great book, and I written most of my life, it’s a never ending project.
  • What characteristic do you most admire in others?
        Complete honesty/vulnerability
  • Do you prefer Windows or Mac? Why? 
       Windows, simply because it is what I am most familiar with.
  • If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
        I adore Chinese food! I could live on Moo Gai Pan for the rest of my life
  • What would you sing at Karaoke night?
       Well I would need a partner for Leon Redbone’s part, but Zooey       Deschanel’s version of “Baby it’s Cold Outside”
  • If you could choose to do anything for a day, what would it be?
       Get COMPLETELY lost somewhere completely new.
  • What was your first car?
        A 1978 Mercury Montego, it was a real land yacht and an awful sage green color, my friends and I call it “The Snot Rocket” Man I miss that car.
  • Do you have pets? If so, tell us about them!
        Yes, I have a 9 year old blue nose pit named Lucy, she’s a retired hunting dog and the best pet 
  • Star-Trek or Star Wars? Why?
        Star Wars, I am not a real big fan of either, but Star Wars is much more entertaining with it’s fantastical characters.
  • Are you married? Kids? Tell us about them!
       Not married, but I have 3 beautiful sons, Devin who is 15, Blake who is 14, and Joseph who is 12. It has just been the 4 of us since 2009 and I am truly blessed, they are all so well behaved and they truly do love their Momma!
  • Where did you grow up?
        On the southside of Atlanta
  • What is your favorite childhood memory?
       Friday nights with take out pizza and hot wings, watching ABC’s TGIF shows with my parents and two sisters.

Work related questions:

  • What motivates you to work hard?
       Teamwork and expressed gratitude from others.
  • What departments have you worked in at PBI?
       Approvals and Front Office with Amy!
  • What would you be doing if you weren’t at your current job? 
    I would actually be at the local United States Postal Service with a delivery route as they offered me a job around the same time that I stumbled across PBI. I am so happy that I accepted Michelle’s offer instead!
  • What is your biggest pet peeve at work?
        That Amy and I can not share the lunch hour! (Maybe once I am officially moved into my new office in Sales)
  • How long have you been at PBI?
       I have been with PBI for just over 6 months.
  • What is your favorite PBI memory?
       “Farby’s” in the front office with Dave Arnold and Ross Kight!
  • What is the best part of working at PBI?
        The Teamwork! I have yet to ask for help with any ol thing and not had several people jump to offer all of the help that they can. 
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