Welcome to the CAS Staff Spotlight, a column featuring members of the CAS staff. For this spotlight, we are proud to introduce you to Mallory Peebles.
- What do you do at the CAS?
I have the ongoing task of maintaining the quality and consistency of data in the CAS association management software. I also assist with data queries and infographics for various CAS departments and committees.
- What do you enjoy most about your job?
I’m pretty extroverted, so any chance I have to communicate with my coworkers or CAS members is a plus. I also enjoy learning new ways of data analysis and presentation.
- What’s your hometown?
I moved around a lot, but since high school my hometown has been Yorktown, Virginia.
- Where’d you go to college and what’s your degree?
University of Mary Washington. BS in economics.
- What was your first job out of college?
I worked as a nursing assistant at a hospital.
- Describe yourself in three words:
Random, athletic, ENTP.*
- What’s your favorite weekend activity?
Definitely sleeping in … Though I’d hate to waste the weekend. Brunch, sports and live music are usual activities during my weekends.
- What’s your favorite travel destination?
Ireland. My family lives on a farm outside Galway so that’s our usual summer vacation.
- Name one interesting or fun fact about you.
I am going to Burning Man 2017. I’ll actually be volunteering as a Lab Host and Random Sampler for the Black Rock City census team.
*ENTP is one of 16 distinctive personality types in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® personality inventory. Peebles is an Extroverted, Intuitive, Thinking and Perceiving type. Some famous ENTPs are Catherine the Great, Thomas Edison, Socrates and Weird Al Yankovic.