Spillers Spotlight – Andrea, Chairside Assistant

Our Chair Assistant, Andrea, is in the Spillers Spotlight

Spillers Spotlight Questions

Name: Andrea

Hometown: Waterloo, Alabama

Position at Spillers Ortho: Chairside Assistant

Length of time at Spillers Ortho: 8 months

What did you want to be when you grew up? I was being groomed to run the family farm.

What was your first job? Telemarketer for a funeral home, selling burial property.

If you could have any other job for just one day, what would it be and why? A pilot so I can travel anywhere.

Favorite meal/food: Italian or Indian, or a really good steak!

Favorite band/music: Country and anything I can dance to.

Favorite TV series: Friends, Sons of Anarchy, Charmed, and Supernatural.

What accomplishment are you proudest of? Being a military wife of 25 years.

What do you like to do in your spare time? Find live music, dance, go for rides on my husband’s Harley.

Any cool or hidden talents? I’m fluent in sign language and I used to be a power lifter.

What’s the funniest thing that’s ever happened to you? I got pulled over in England for “drunk driving.” I was learning how to drive over there. I was driving on the wrong side of the road, on the opposite side of the car, and the stick shift was with my left hand!

What do you wish you were doing right now? I’ve always wanted to be back as an ortho assistant. I’m living my dream!

What is one place you want to travel right now? My daughter and I are going to England for Christmas!

Do you have children or pets? If so, what are their names and ages? Two children, Abigayle and Brandon, both 18. We have four dogs, but my baby is my almost 4-year-old papillon.

Any pet peeves? Loud chewing!

What are you most grateful for in your life? I make it a daily choice to find something to be grateful about every day!

Words of wisdom (or quote you like): Strength is what I’ve gained from the madness I’ve survived.

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