February 04, 2021
January’s Employee of the Month is Morgan Yiengst
The Franklin County Commissioners proudly present the Employee of the Month award to Ms. Morgan Yiengst. Ms. Yiengst has been employed with Franklin County since August of 2016 and currently serves as the Human Resources (HR) Generalist in charge of Employee Benefits. Her nomination forms stated:
“Morgan is able to show compassion, kindness, and respect to all she comes into contact with. She deals with very difficult situations and consistently and willingly helps those around her. Her job is anything but easy right now but she starts each day with a great attitude and has persevered through all of the uncertainty this past year has brought.”
“Morgan was an amazing help through the entire [Family Medical Leave Act] process from start to finish. She was always available to talk to when I had questions about anything and always answered in such a friendly manner. She was a wealth of information and offered her help in any way possible. She followed up on every conversation we ever had and made sure I understood everything. Morgan is an asset to HR and Franklin County, too.”
“Morgan has been managing all of the employees during COVID-19. She continues to keep track of all county staff to ensure that each department is safe. Morgan has gone beyond her normal job responsibilities and responds to all emails and questions in a timely manner. She even responds to concerns that happen after work hours, including weekends. Morgan has especially been extremely helpful with our department and helping me to manage staffing during this pandemic.”
Ms. Yiengst’s outstanding characteristics are attributes that have not gone unnoticed by her peers. The nomination forms describe her as being professional, responsive, courteous, and knowledgeable. Morgan also exhibits perseverance, compassion and adaptability.
We are grateful to Ms. Morgan Yiengst as she exudes a high standard of customer service, excellence, and respect to the employees and residents of Franklin County.
Shown above (left to right): Commissioner John Flannery, Commissioner Chairman Dave Keller, HR Generalist Morgan Yiengst, and Commissioner Bob Ziobrowski
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