Each month, we highlight one of our Twin Hill team members. This month, we're speaking with Natasha Rodriguez, Director of Information Technology.
What is your job title? Director of Information Technology.
How long have you worked at Twin Hill? 3 years.
What’s the first thing you do when you get to work? Say Good morning to the IT team and check my calendar.
Coffee or tea? Coffee.
Have you read any good books lately? Dark Sacred Night by Michael Connelly.
What is your favorite season in Texas? Fall.
How have you progressed since joining Twin Hill? When joining Twin Hill I was only responsible for leading the Business Systems department and now my role has expanded to include all functions within the Information Technology landscape.
What are your main responsibilities? I oversee the creation and sustainability of a reliable information technology environment and introduce new technology when applicable.
Which part of your job do you enjoy the most? Reviewing and identifying ways in which our company can take advantage of technology or current features with my colleagues in the IT department.
What is the most challenging part of your job? Explaining when our division is unable to achieve a desired request within the timeline requested.
What’s your favorite sports team? Pittsburgh Steelers.
What department is your role under? Information Technology.
What makes your team different than others? We are unable to be single-threaded and must work collaboratively while being a champion of change.
How would you describe your team in three words? Workhorse, receptive, and co-workers.
Outside of work, do you have any hobbies or interests? I like to read books and play basketball.
What has been the highlight of your career at Twin Hill so far? I feel that I have re-introduced the benefits of investing in technology and seeing the value of change.
What is one thing that most people do not know about you? I love coaching my son in sports and I am an unpaid sports analyst during every football and basketball game.
If you could be anywhere (other than the office) right now, where would you be? Sitting in my backyard and watching a random show on Netflix.
What’s the best vacation spot? Anywhere with a clean beach with soft sand.
What will you do when you get home today? Run around the house with my son Jayson (23 months) and listen to all the interesting stories my son Jaylen (7 years old) has about his day.