This weeks employee spotlight is on Staff Accountant Tessa Peterson, who has been with the company for over a year now.

Tessa is also known for always having a good stock of candy at her desk, so the next time you’re at the office make sure to stop by and grab a couple goodies.

AK Employee Tessa Peterson

Name: Tessa Peterson
Title: Staff Accountant
Years at AK: 1+ Years

Q: What have you learned from working at AK?
I have learned how to keep cool in stressful situations but still have fun.

Q: What is playing in your car right now?
I listen to country and will also throw in some Justin Bieber.

Q: What is your best achievement?
Currently, it is finishing my 4 year degree with a minor in 3 1/2 years.

Q: What is a hidden talent you have?
I don’t think I have one…

Q: In 5 years you hope to…?
Be a much better cook.

Q: What’s the best advice you’ve been given?
There is no such thing as an accounting emergency.

Q: What would you do with $1,000,000?
Pay off debt, buy a new car, and so on and so forth.

Q: If you could start your own business, what would it be?

Q: What’s the best gift you’ve been given?
When my mom moved out of my grandparents home they had given her a plant and so when I moved out, my mom gave me the same (unkillable) plant. It was something that we had always talked about when I was younger. And then I went on to kill it.

Q: If you could go back in time, what year would you travel to & what would you do?
No use living in the past! Off the top of my head I don’t think I would travel back in time.

Q: What’s your favorite tradition?
Going out for Mexican food on my birthday.

Q: What’s your favorite AK memory?
Running the Torchlight 5K.

FUN FACT: In the winter Tessa often wears a Milwaukee Tool coat with a built in heater, keeping her warm during the long commute (her commute is less than 5 minutes).

AK Employee Tessa Peterson

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