Employee Spotlight: Lillian Davis
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November 2019 Spotlight
Lillian works in the Administrative Services Department. She has worked for the City for nearly 20 years.
What is your favorite part of working for the City of Corona?
My favorite part of working for the City of Corona is that it is like being part of a second family that extends to a great community. I also feel pride that Corona’s customer service exceeds that of other cities. I have learned first-hand that other City/Counties do not have the same level of customer service care as Corona has, nor the turn-around times.
If your house was burning down, what’s the one non-living thing you would save?
Definitely would take pictures of my grandchildren.
What is one dish you HAVE to HAVE at Thanksgiving?
Gravy, does that count?
What do you like to do when you're not at the office?
Spending time with my husband of 31 years and family (especially my seven grandkids and my Mom!). I also love to cook at home or go to seafood restaurants. Traveling is always fun too, still have Italy on my list of places to visit!
What is your motto or personal mantra?
Personal mantra would be that I always try to put myself in other people’s shoes (perspective) to better understand where someone is coming from or what they are going/went through.
Briefly describe your job...
I work in the Administrative Services Department performing various Finance and Administrative work and functions. My job tasks are always evolving or by department need! Recently switched from Fiscal Agent Statement Reconciliation and added Police Alarm Coordinator to my repertoire in May. I can also help solve your Purchasing Card (P-Card) issues as Program Administrator! If anyone asks… I also enjoy working with grant related items (that was my favorite part of my job when I previously worked in DWP).
What is a song title that best describes your personality?
Can’t think of a song title, but the 80’s music is my favorite era and brings out the best of my personality. Did you know Corona has an 80’s club? Recently went with City of Corona friends, so fun!
What is the last book you read?
Probably last book read was a textbook! I primarily read lots of magazine articles and also organic farming/gardening topics lately. Though my current read is studying the bible again.
Would you rather be a tiny elephant or a giant hamster?
Would rather be a tiny elephant, I saw a movie recently and they are so smart.