At Funds for Learning, we highly value our team members, your guides! This week, let us introduce you to Martha Spark, Bookkeeper and HR Administration. Martha has been a part of the FFL team for two years.

What are three words to describe you?    
Contemplative, Inquisitive, Sparkly

What are your favorite things to do outside work?
Gardening, Quilting, Antiquing

What is your current favorite TV show and why?   
“The Musketeers” on BBC- because the Brits know how to do good, swashbuckling historical fiction for television.

If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life what would it be and why (calories don’t count in this scenario)? 
Hm-m-m-m…too hard to choose….fresh Oregon Blueberries & fresh Guava…for a start!

What is your favorite E-rate filing window memory?  
The absolute feeling of satisfaction and bliss the morning after staying up to all hours of the night before on filing deadline day, and getting all our clients E-rate information filed on time!

What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most? 
Interacting with all our staff on various projects/ tasks throughout the year is such a delight! We are all very dedicated in supporting our clients with the best and most comprehensive information to help them obtain a successful E-rate experience!

How have you seen one or more of the Funds For Learning GuideMarks displayed during your time at FFL? 
Teamwork – all for one and one for all! Our teams always pull together through thick and thin to get the job done, no matter what obstacles may come up. Reinforce the Good – Funds For Learning is a great example of how a company nurtures and supports its employees. Resources are available to us throughout the year, both professionally & personally, to allow for growth and development of the “whole” person. It makes for a very positive work environment.

If you could pick one theme for Funds For Learning to turn into a book about the company, what would it be? 
“The Best of FFL’s One-Liners, condensed version”

Any advice for applicants as they navigate through this E-rate filing window?
Rely on Funds For Learning to steer you in the right direction for successful E-rate filings!  Our company is committed to fulfilling the needs of our clients with the best and the brightest talent in the E-rate world!