In the spirit of Thanksgiving, our employees have reflected on the year and shared what they are thankful for. Happy Thanksgiving from KAI Partners! We wish you a happy, healthy, and safe holiday.
David Kendall, CEO/President
“I am thankful for our team’s ability to work through adversity. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been faced several challenges. I am so thankful that our team has stayed connected and supportive. I look forward to 2022 and our success as a company!”
Stephen Alfano, Business Development Director
“Coping with the ongoing COVID response and the sudden passing of several family members and friends have been extremely challenging for my family and me. I am grateful for the kindness and support I received from my KAI colleagues. You folks rocked being my rock. Thank you.”
Debbie Blagsvedt, Senior OCM Consultant
“I am thankful for all the people in my life. I have been blessed with parents who have both lived long lives and have been models of servanthood. I also see that characteristic in the KAIP family, who are supportive, kind, and willing to offer a helping hand in times of need. I’m in gratitude for all their support. I’m also very thankful for the Covid-19 vaccine.”
Dave Cornejo, Senior Project Manager
“I am thankful for the very supportive Home and Work Families who are always there when I need them the most.”
Angela Darchuk, Business Services Director
“I’m always thankful for great friends, a wonderful family, passion for what I do, and appreciation for the career I have!”
Denise Larcade, Business Analyst and OCM Consultant
“I am thankful for my home family and work-family. When a family member has a health crisis, it’s good to know your work-family supports you and your home family.”
Elizabeth Long, Service Delivery Account Lead
“I am thankful for my many family blessings including two beautiful adult children, a new grandson, an amazing life partner, and friends that are like family! And, I am so so grateful I am able to work for a company that shares many of the same values including work-life balance. Thank you KAIP!”
Shyanne Long, Marketing and Communications Coordinator
“I am thankful that I was able to spend more time visiting with family and friends this year. It has been important for me to have a good support system. I am thankful that I have the resources to continue my education and pursue my bachelor’s degree. Lastly, I am thankful for my new nephew who has brought my family so much joy!”
Mia Di Miceli, Communications and OCM Consultant
“2021 has been a year of blessings even through the tough times and losses. I am thankful every day I wake up to work with people I admire and respect, to have a home from which to work, to have a four-legged BFF that sits by my side all day. I am grateful to experience life in a human-connected kind of way.”
David Niska, Business Analyst
“I got the official word from my doctors in October that I am officially cancer-free. After being diagnosed with it last October and going through surgery and treatment, it is a big relief.”
Sid Richardson, Senior Project Manager
“A couple of things in no particular order – Friends, family, health, food on the table, having a great job with great co-workers, the ability to work from home, and my morning coffee!”
Tre-Jordan Smith, Associate Data Analyst
“I am thankful for being able to continue to grow, learn & develop throughout this year!”
Bryan Snow, Senior Project Manager
“Family, friends, the kindness of strangers, and the wonders of nature.”
Robert Stroud, Service Delivery Director
“My new grandbaby, Jeffery! And the ability to be able to play golf on the weekends!”
What are you thankful for this year? Comment below!
2 thoughts on “What the KAI Partners Team is Thankful for in 2021!”
I am so thankful for my family, friends and work family whom I respect and admire! Having the chance to be by my parents sides while crossing over and making their life amazing until death did we part makes the holidays bearable. My parents were the most giving and loving people! David, Catherine, Angela and my co-workers cause me to continue to count my blessings! I love my job and am thankful we made it through 2020 and 2021 still standing tall! KAIP ROCKS!
I am so thankful for my family, friends and work family whom I respect and admire! Having the chance to be by my parents’ sides while crossing over and making their life amazing until death did we part makes the holidays bearable. My parents were the most giving and loving people! David, Catherine, Angela and my co-workers cause me to continue to count my blessings! I love my job and am thankful we made it through 2020 and 2021 still standing tall! KAIP ROCKS!