Employee Spotlight- Teresa Diaz

  • Emp­­loyee name:  Teresa Diaz
  • Where were you born and where is your hometown?Yonkers, NY
  • What division and position do you work for? I’ve worked across the CVB over the past decade in many roles and presently work with the MarComm division.
  • How many years have you worked for the CVB? July, 2019 will make 10 years!
  •  How many years have you worked for the City of VA Beach? January 1, 2019 will mark my 20th anniversary with the City.
  • What is the best vacation you’ve been on? My husband, Richard, and I booked a weeklong Royal Caribbean cruise for my 50th birthday. The first morning at sea we won an upgrade to a private, two-story, 1,500 square foot cabin suite valued at $30,000!  We are now cruise-spoiled for life!
  • What is your favorite thing to do in the wonderful City of Virginia Beach? Walk my three dogs with my husband, Richard, and enjoy the scenery of wherever we are in the city.
  • What are your favorite quotes? “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou.  “I am not afraid; I was born to do this” – Joan of Arc.
  • Do you have an office nickname? If so what is it? “T”
  • Tell us something about yourself that would surprise us:  I’ve climbed to the top of the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe (both on the same day!), and to the crown of the Statute of Liberty. On an elementary school field trip, my class and I dined at the Windows on the World restaurant in the North Tower of the original World Trade Center.
  • What do you like to do for fun? Treasure hunting in antique, consignment and thrift stores.
  • What is one thing you cannot resist? Anything and everything about dogs, including the dogs, too!
  • What is on your bucket list? A trip to Rome & Portugal with Richard.
  • What is your hidden talent? Now why in the world would I share that – it wouldn’t be hidden

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