EOM-MarkBrooksMark Brooks has been selected by the DOM Selection Committee as the recipient of the Department of Medicine, Employee of the Month award for November 2012

and was notified by Dr. Seth Landefeld, Chairman and Harrold McDermott, Executive Administrator.

Mark is a Financial Officer III in the Chairman’s Office.   He goes above and beyond to ensure the highest quality in EVERYTHING that is required of him. Mark is always thinking ahead toward developing creative solutions for the next project, while ensuring completion of all his responsibilities.  He has exceptional skills and creativity with systems and uses them to be proactive in finding problems in advance of them becoming large.  If you need data analyzed in a pivot table, Mark’s the man!  He is a stickler for detail and is very knowledgeable about Departmental finances down to the Division level and can be counted on to provide unwavering support and service to all. Mark is always ready to help with a smile and genuine interest in doing the right thing.  Courtesy and consideration of others are hallmarks of his relationship with coworkers.  He has a big heart and will go out of his way to help someone in need. 

Please join us in congratulating Mark Brooks for receiving this great honor. Please mark your calendars for his award reception that will be held on Wednesday, November 28th in West Pavilion, Conference Room E, from 3:00 to 4:00 PM. 

The nominations for DOM Employee of the Month for December 2012 will close at noon, Tuesday, November 13th.  Please send nominations to the Employee of the Month Committee, BDB 420.  See http://www.uab.edu/medicine/dom/nominate-employee-of-the-month for the nomination form and further information.  

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