Month: March 2017

Week of Teresa Garcia-Bovenmyer

Every week the GIF Squad tries to feature a person who we feel contributes to the Salesforce community #Ohana . This week the spotlight lands on Teresa Garcia-Bovenmyer! Be sure to check out Teresa’s contact information at the bottom of this post.

 

Title and Company

Sr. Developer IT Applications at Nationwide Insurance

Certifications
  • Salesforce Certified Administrator
  • Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator
  • Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder
  • Salesforce Certified Force.com Developer
Trailhead

Currently at 158 badges and counting!

Favorite Salesforce Feature

I’m really enjoying the power of Flows. They’re pretty amazing if you have some complex logic within an application. It’s a very powerful tool.

Salesforce’s Biggest Opportunity for Improvement

As much as I love the developer console, it does some odd things like skipping when you scroll through you class that tends to drive me a little nuts.

Salesforce Goal(s) for 2017

I am very focused on continuing to learn Apex & VF. I have not been as active this year in the community but I am hoping that will change as well. I am also planning on studying for the Developer 1 certification this year.

5 Fun Facts about Teresa
  1.  I love Museums, when I travel I always try and stop at a Museum.
  2. My Bachelor’s is in Anthropology/Psychology.
  3. I am a Music Addict, particularly fond of Shoegaze music & Brit pop from the 90’s.
  4. I LOVE K-Dramas & K-pop (Korean) & Skincare.
  5. My dream is to travel all over the world and experience a lot of different cultures.

 

Most Identifies With Which Salesforce Mascot

Astro is my favorite Mascot. I find Astro endearing, there is a level of cuteness I simply cannot resist. Astro as a dolphin or a unicorn are my personal favorites. 

Favorite GIF

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Week of Jessica Rector

Every week the GIF Squad tries to feature a person who we feel contributes to the Salesforce community #Ohana . This week the spotlight lands on Jessica Rector! Be sure to check out Jessica’s contact information at the bottom of this post.

 

Title and Company

Salesforce Certified Administrator at Card-Monroe Corp.

Certifications
  • Salesforce Certified Administrator
  • Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator
  • Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder
Trailhead

Currently at 22 Badges and counting!

Favorite Salesforce Feature

This week, I’m obsessing over Rollup Summary fields, but Process Builder is my go to. I love the ability to build intricate processes without code.

Salesforce’s Biggest Opportunity for Improvement

Activities. There are some really simple improvements that would make them not so much a pain in the rump. i.e.: customizing the Related To field, adding a Long Text Area field, and Look up filters. 

Salesforce Goal(s) for 2017

Mastering the language of formulas and validation rules..more un-distracted Trailhead time.

5 Fun Facts about Jessica
  1. I love Disney. Disney World is my favorite, but I’ve also been to Disney Land in Paris. Best Disney fact about me: My husband and I got married there.
  2. My best friend and I grew up with the same name. First and last.
  3. I can hula hoop with a fire hoop and was once called a Guitar Hero prodigy.
  4. I met my husband on match.com and we were married exactly one year later.
  5. At DST17, I put $20 into a penny slot (the obnoxious dancing leprechaun) and won $250. I cashed out, put the ticket into a $1 slot and on the first go hit another $250

 

Most Identifies With Which Salesforce Mascot

Codey. If there is food around, I’m gonna eat it, I love to sleep and if I shake your hand, there is a chance that I’m also gonna hug you.

Favorite GIF

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Week of Squire Kershner

Every week the GIF Squad tries to feature a person who we feel contributes to the Salesforce community #Ohana . This week the spotlight lands on Squire Kershner! Be sure to check out Squire’s contact information at the bottom of this post.

 

Title and Company

Salesforce Platform Lead at Baird

Certifications

Here are ALL 9

  • Salesforce Certified Data Architecture & Management Designer
  • Salesforce Certified Sharing and Visibility Designer
  • Salesforce Certified Force.com Developer
  • Salesforce Certified Administrator
  • Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator
  • Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant
  • Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder
  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I
  • Salesforce Certified Application Architect
Trailhead

Currently at 163 Badges

Are you a UserGroup Leader?

I help out with the Wisconsin User Group

Favorite Salesforce Feature

I love Lightning Experience. Finally having a user experience that matches the power under behind the scenes is a beautiful thing!

Salesforce’s Biggest Opportunity for Improvement

Reporting: The native report tool is so powerful . . . until it’s not. Showing users how easy it is to create useful and applicable reports but then having to say “Um, you can’t do that” when they want complex multi-child reporting is a difficult pill to swallow.

Salesforce Goal(s) for 2017

I would like to focus on the community for the rest of the year, so I’m planning to present another SFDC webinar and hope to turn it into a DF17 session! (maybe with Ben’s help again . . . . ?)

*Editor’s note: We have it on good authority that Ben would indeed love to do another Dreamforce session with Squire!

5 Fun Facts about Squire

5.) I coach baseball and lacrosse, neither of which I played in school/college.
4.) My drink of choice is scotch and have tried nearly 50 single-malts.
3.) I used to be a professional gamer, and hosted a podcast for nearly 4 years on the topics of strategy and design.
2.) My favorite super hero is Spiderman, but I am severely arachnophobic
1.) During college, I worked security for concerts, and had an opportunity to see Pink Floyd during rehearsal as well as slap high-five with Ritchie Sambora after a show.

Most Identifies With Which Salesforce Mascot

Einstein: Albert Einstein and I share the same birth date, he had a brilliance but also humility that I greatly respect, and my favorite quote by Albert, “I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” represents who I am and how I achieve my Salesforce goals. Also . . . A.I.? I mean, that’s some Star Trek stuff right there! My inner nerd is loving where that is headed.

Favorite GIF

 

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Week of David Litton

Every week the GIF Squad tries to feature a person who we feel contributes to the Salesforce community #Ohana . This week the spotlight lands on David Litton! Be sure to check out David’s contact information at the bottom of this post.

 

Title and Company

Solution Architect @ Ad Victoriam Solutions

Certifications

Here are ALL 13

  • Certified Application Architect
  • Certified Administrator
  • Certified Advanced Administrator
  • Certified Platform Developer I
  • Certified Sharing and Visibility Designer
  • Certified Development Lifecycle & Deployment Designer
  • Certified Data Architecture & Management Designer
  • Certified Developer
  • Certified App Builder
  • Certified Pardot Consultant
  • Certified Community Cloud Consultant
  • Certified Sales Cloud Consultant
  • Certified Service Cloud Consultant
Trailhead

Currently at 63 Badges

Are you a UserGroup Leader?

Yes! I’m the Co-Leader @ Birmingham (AL) User Group

Favorite Salesforce Feature

Visual Flow. It jump started my ability as an Admin, because I was now able to solve problems in Salesforce that I previously needed code for (and I was unable to code back then). This allowed me to provide more value to my company and myself.

Salesforce Goal(s) for 2017

Pass the System Architect Certification. My stretch goal is to pass Platform Developer II!

6 Fun Facts about David
  1. I’m a twin! I’ve got a twin sister who I am very thankful for!
  2. Played Lacrosse all the way through college.
  3. I’ve been a Chicago Cubs fan since birth. I flew up with my dad and twin for the NLCS Championship game in 2016.
  4. I love landscape photography and spending time in the outdoors.
  5. My wife and I love to setup our hammock by waterfalls on the weekend.
  6. My wife and I really enjoy going to concerts together. One of our favorite artist is Josh Garrels.
Most Identifies With Which Salesforce Mascot

Codey. He seems like he’s easy-going.

Favorite GIF

 

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