In the dynamic world of digital marketing, where innovation and impact are the driving forces, ThriveFuel Marketing has taken a momentous step to honor one of its own. Tammie Gildon, a steadfast contributor to the company’s journey, has been named the “Impact Player of the Year” for 2023.
Tammie’s evolution from a part-time Administrative Assistant to a full-time Operations Manager is a testament to her dedication and extraordinary contributions. Her remarkable journey reflects the essence of ThriveFuel Marketing’s growth and success.
Embodying Core Values for Lasting Impact
Tammie’s association with ThriveFuel Marketing has been characterized by her alignment with the company’s core values. Impact, respect, judgment, communication, honesty, and curiosity are not just words for her; they are the guiding principles that she translates into action.
Jason Holmes, the visionary Owner and CEO of ThriveFuel Marketing, spoke highly of Tammie’s invaluable contributions, stating, “Our core values are the bedrock of our team’s achievements. Day in and day out, we strive to make a significant impact and attain ambitious goals. Over the past five years, no one has exemplified these values and made a more substantial impact than Tammie Gildon.”
Military Roots: A Proactive Approach
Tammie’s journey is deeply intertwined with the roots of ThriveFuel Marketing itself. Her experience as a Specialist in the Army, stationed in Germany, has left an indelible mark on her work ethic. Drawing from military training that emphasizes proactivity over reactivity, Tammie navigates the fast-paced digital landscape with confidence and finesse.
Reflecting on the rapid pace of the digital world, Tammie shared her insights, “In this digital era, everything moves at an incredible speed and evolves rapidly. There’s a new development nearly every single day. What sets ThriveFuel apart is our ability to adapt to the times. One of my proudest achievements is maintaining a harmonious work-life balance.”
Recognizing Dedication and Hard Work
Tammie’s colleagues can attest to her commitment of ensuring streamlined operations and the ongoing expansion of the company. She expressed her gratitude for the recognition, saying, “I’ve had my hands in various aspects over the years to ensure seamless operations and growth, but winning this award completely blew me away! I’m thankful that my efforts have been acknowledged, and people recognize the dedication and hard work I’ve poured into the company.”
Tammie’s strength and work ethic stems not only from her military background but also from her faith. Drawing inspiration from Philippians 4:13—”I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me”—she faces challenges with unwavering resolve.
A Symbolic Tribute to Outstanding Impact
In a recent employee appreciation event, Tammie was presented with a custom crystal trophy, engraved to symbolize her impact on the company’s journey. Alongside this esteemed recognition, she was awarded an $820 bonus, a symbolic nod to ThriveFuel Marketing’s founding date on August 20, 2018. This honor not only celebrates Tammie’s exceptional accomplishments but also places her in the prestigious company of Shannon Ellisor, Vertical Accounts Director, who received the Impact Player of the Year award in 2022.