Y’all know Mo?
She’s 2020’s Xciter of the year yo!
She told us that she was adamant about not letting anyone give her a childhood nickname, so it’s interesting that her adamance gave her ‘Mo’ for most of her adult life. Mo’s full name (off the record) is Maurene and she’s Xcite’s Manager of Internal / External Support Team.
If you don’t know Mo, she loves stand-up comedian Amy Schumer, and might remind you of Darlene from Roseann. After 5 years of working with her, for us Mo embodies what we look for in our employees. She has a thirst for knowledge, is always willing to take on challenging projects and intuitively developed an effective and successful support team that impacts every department and customer at Xcite! Mo’s fun loving personality, inclusive approach to her colleagues and willingness to dive-right-in attitude are the reasons she was voted by our employees as 2020 Xciter of the Year.
Without further ado, the lady who wishes cookies had zero calories, and mind control was her superpower, we introduce you to our very beloved
Disclaimer: This content was created while playing Mo’s favorite old school hip hop beats. Snoop Dogg, Eminem and Dr Dre — only the best, always authentic. If Mo was a rapper, she’d call herself MiniMo or FurREAL (but shush, that’s inside scoop).
Hey, I’m Mo!
This Spotlight is a little bit about me.
To get started, if my 12 year old self saw me now she would ask me ‘what the heck are you wearing’, but I like to think that I’m a pretty darn great organized mess. I’ve been told I’m hilarious, talkative, and understanding – I like all of those characteristics so thanks!
I was asked where I’d go if I could get on an airplane tomorrow morning, and I said I’d be on the next flight to Bora Bora, Tahiti, although France, Italy, Greece, or Spain would be satisfying too. Honestly, my most favorite place in the world is ‘Mo Land’ (aka my own mind) – always available, always affordable, and no packing needed. If you keep reading, you’ll get to know more about the real Mo, and not just the work side at Xcite.
My Work Experience
If I win the lottery I’d:
- Go scuba diving – maybe, but maybe not (since the ocean scares me; too many live things.)
- Start a Grow House with my Siberian Husky, and spend my days trimming, cutting leaves, and getting the bugs off of everything.
- Retire early.
- Oh, and I’d definitely pay off student loans (puttin the kid through college) and buy a house with a pool, a hot tub, and two cars.
- If I were still up for more, I’d crop hemp for paper use, instead of cutting trees down.
Mo is an amazing person. It’s always great when she visits and graces us with her presence. I used to wish that I got to work with her more closely on a daily basis. But then she stole a White Elephant gift from me and it was only then I realized. . . she was my nemesis. Dun dun dunnnnnn!!!!!! JK. I still do wish we worked more closely together on a daily basis. OR DO I?!?! Dun Dun Dunnnnnnnnn!!!! No really. Mo is awesome! OR IS SH-. . . ok enough of that. Love ya Mo!
Mo is FANTASTIC to work for. She leads by example with her hard work & keeps things light with her with witty comments. And no one can rock the beanie cap year round the way Mo can!
I have really enjoyed working with Mo. She is always so helpful. It’s always fun to catch up on what’s going on in our lives.
I’ve had the pleasure of working with Mo for a number of years at both Xcite and the company I worked for prior. I’ve always been impressed by Mo’s ability to think outside the box to find solutions and to take whatever is thrown at her and turn it into something meaningful. She works hard, thinks logically and looks at the big picture to figure out how to do her job the best she can, but to also continue pushing to make it better.
I’ve also had the privilege of calling her a friend for far longer than I’ve worked with her. I can honestly say she is one of the funniest and most loyal people I’ve ever met. I feel extremely lucky to know her as a friend, mom, co-worker, teammate, classmate, etc. She’s truly an amazing person.