Let’s get to know Jill, one of our 2017 EpicService Award winners. Get inspired by her story here.
Name: Jill Metchikoff
Job Title: Payroll Coordinator
How Long Have You Been With Vail Resorts? One Year
Hometown: Downers Grove, IL
Guilty Pleasure: cold brew coffee
Childhood Aspiration: I wanted to become a scientist like Marie Curie
We’d never find you without your…to-do list/notebook…I have to write everything down!
Last photo you took on your phone: cupcakes my team members on Payroll made
What on-mountain activity do you enjoy most? Snowboarding and après-ski.
What’s your personal motto or verse? Be the type of person who makes everyone you come across feel perfectly OK with being who they are.
If you were to host a dinner party and could invite four people, living or in history, who would make the guest list and why? Jeremy Jones – I would love to hear his stories about traveling and snowboarding all over the world, along with his work with Protect Our Winters raising awareness about climate change; David Gilmour – in addition to being the voice and guitar of Pink Floyd, he is also the secret love of my life; Paulo Coelho – one of my favorite authors; the current Pope – I am impressed with some of his public statements and his leadership.
Surprise us: what’s one epic thing that most people don’t know about you? I have my MBA from CU Boulder.
What is your Experience of a Lifetime? It’s impossible to pick just one, but anytime I get to travel somewhere new with friends or family definitely is an Experience of a Lifetime.
Do Good | Describe a meaningful volunteer experience you’ve had in your life. Going to Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina to help rebuild homes and witnessing how positive and resilient the locals remained despite horrific losses in their communities.
Be Safe | How do you maintain your own wellness? By trying to maintain a healthy balance between veggies and desserts…along with plenty of Payroll Team walks around the lake!