Employee Spotlight – Marjorie is a part of our commercial interior design team. Recently, as part of our employee recognition, our team voted Marjorie as the winner of the “First Responder Award”. This award was in recognition and appreciation for always being ready to go when needed (volunteering first). Meet Marjorie!
Name: Marjorie Laney
Position at Hannaher’s: Interior Designer
Hometown: Fargo, ND
City you currently live in: Grand Forks, ND
How long have you worked at Hannaher’s? 2 years
Describe what you do in your role at Hannaher’s: As a designer, I work with customers and our sales team to create solutions using product knowledge and industry research for corporate and education spaces.
What is your favorite thing about your job at Hannaher’s? Seeing a space after installation, helping those using the space be more efficient, and being able to witness the design helping people do what they do better is very rewarding.
What is the proudest moment you’ve had working at Hannaher’s? I was the most proud when i received the notice of winning the first bid response I had assisted in submitting. It was a large project that I was very excited to see positively impact students and faculty at a local University.
Three words to describe working at Hannaher’s: Fast-paced, team, and unpredictable
Where did you go to college and what is your degree in? I attended NDSU for interior design with a minor in art.
People would be surprised if they knew: I have been a Girl Scout since the 3rd grade and currently co-lead a local troop.
What is your favorite local restaurant? I think I would have to say the Blue Moose in East Grand Forks.
Three words that best describe you: Determined (or stubborn), quirky, and curious
When are you the happiest? I am happiest around water. I love swimming and boat rides.
What one super power would you like to have? I would love the ability to teleport.
What is the first concert you ever attended? My first concert was Cher’s First Farewell Tour.
What is the last book you’ve read? I recently re-read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.
What do you do to recharge? I wish I had a better answer than Netflix, but it helps me zone out at the end of a long day.
What do you like to do for fun in your spare time? Any hobbies? I do all things crafty. I like to paint, hand letter, wood projects, and a number of other things.
What would be the first thing you buy if you won the lottery? A small farmstead close to town would be nice.
Tell us about your family: Both my parents still live in Fargo and I have a younger brother who is currently attending college. I have a large extended family of aunts, uncles, and cousins that still remain close and gather for holidays.