Spillers Spotlight: Kathy, Treatment Coordinator

Name: Kathy

Hometown: Griffin, Ga. (Go Bears!)

Position at Spillers Ortho: Treatment Coordinator

Length of time at Spillers Ortho: 2 ½ Years

What did you want to be when you grew up? Football player

What was your first job? Little People Daycare Center (after school program)

If you could have any other job for just one day, what would it be and why? My husband and I dreamed of owning a restaurant /bar on the beach in Jamaica. We used to vacation there.

Interesting fact: I’m related to the 11th President of the United States, James K. Polk.

Favorite meal/food: Grilled meat (any of it)!

Favorite band/music: Jazz/Blues

Favorite TV series: My favorite series is Peaky Blinders on Netflix. It’s amazing!

What accomplishment are you proudest of? I’m proudest of my relationship with my family, especially my mom. She’s one of my best friends. My husband, Percy, and I have been together for 27 years. He’s awesome!

Any cool or hidden talents? I’m a lyrical genius when it comes to music, AND I never forget a face.

What’s the funniest thing that’s ever happened to you? You know those videos of people playing around above ground pools, where they jump on the float and skid across the top and fall off the side, and all the water comes pouring out over the top? Yep!! I’ve done that!

Do you have children or pets? I have four cats – Mikey, Pepper, Fat Baby and Lola!

What are you most grateful for in your life? I’m grateful for so many things, but I really love my job. Dr. Spillers changed my life TWICE. The first time was when I got braces. The second time was when I was offered this job.

Words of wisdom (or quote you like): “Spread love as thick as you would peanut butter.” – Unknown