2017 Standout Team Members

At Gulf Winds, we know that our team strives to provide you with Service That Soars Above. On a quarterly basis we recognize those on our team who go above and beyond for members and their fellow team members. In 2017, there were a total of 47 nominations for team member recognition – a fraction of the hard work our team puts in each and every day. We wanted to share with you the four team members who were recognized as our annual award winners for 2017.

Cooperation Award Winner

Wendi Vowell, Administrative Assistant
The Cooperation Award was created to recognize a member of our team who embodies comradery and seeks to help and contribute in any way they can. Wendi’s dedication to Gulf Winds other team members is impeccable. She never hesitates to assist another team member when needed and always does so with a smile on her face. 

Find a Way Award Winner

Cedric Smith, eServices Specialist
The Find a Way Award is presented to a member of our team who finds a way to say yes and to be as positive and helpful as possible in any given situation. Cedric effortlessly accomplishes this on a daily basis by being an innovative problem solver. Cedric's ability to make quick changes combined with efficient and effective communication has been a contributing factor to our success on several projects.

Ownership Award Winner

Tammy Simon, Electronic Transaction Specialist
The Ownership Award is given to a team member who demonstrates how to own a situation by solving any issues with our members and/or team members and following up as necessary. Tammy’s ownership of the ATM experience for both our team and members is a responsibility she does not take lightly as she strives to provide Service That Soars Above.

Vision Award Winner

G. G. Byrd, Head Teller, Atmore Branch
The recipient of the Vision Award is someone who goes above and beyond to ensure each member leaves with a smile on their face. Because of G. G.’s extraordinary service, our members are constantly sharing their positive experiences. G. G. genuinely cares for her members and her team members. Her knowledge and willingness to help others makes her a very valuable asset to Gulf Winds.