Spillers Spotlight: Danielle, Orthodontic Assistant

Name: Danielle

Hometown: Born in Missouri. Grew up in Hawkinsville, Ga.

Position at Spillers Ortho: Orthodontic Assistant

Length of time at Spillers Ortho: Six years in August

What did you want to be when you grew up? Princess. Ha ha!

What was your first job? Babysitter for two wonderful boys

If you could have any other job for just one day, what would it be and why?

I’d be a motivational speaker or entrepreneur so I could make my own hours.

Favorite meal/food: Fried anything

Favorite band/music: All of it! I’m a windows-down, music-on kind of girl.

Favorite TV series: I’m not huge on TV, but I could listen to music forever!

What accomplishment are you proudest of? I’m proudest of raising two boys. I married my high school sweetheart. Next year, we’ll celebrate our 10-year anniversary. We built our house together at the age of 18. It’s not huge, but it’s home.

What do you like to do in your spare time? I love spending time with family, kayaking, and watching the sun rise and set.

Any cool or hidden talents? Singing

What do you wish you were doing right now? Traveling the world or skydiving for the first time

What is one place you want to travel right now? Italy, Spain and Key West

Do you have children or pets? If so, what are their names and ages? I have two boys, one dog and one cat. The cat thinks he is a dog. Our oldest son, Casey, is eight. Baby Easton is two.

Any pet peeves? Arrogance, which is ironic because most of us can be arrogant at times

What are you most grateful for in your life? Grace, salvation, love, family, and the little things

Words of wisdom (or quote you like): I have several.

“A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.” – James Keller

“By being yourself, you put something wonderful in the world that was not there before.” – Edwin Elliot

Anyone can find the dirt in someone. Be the one who finds the gold. – Proverbs 11:27