Celebrating Team Tropical: Micki

January 10, 2018

Micki Fox, Key Development Manager

In our Celebrating Team Tropical series, we commemorate our employees’ work anniversaries by getting to know them and their role at Tropical better. Meet Micki who is a Manager on our Business Development team and is celebrating 10 YEARS with the company.

Tell us about your role at Tropical:

I work with our contract accounts to help develop business opportunities and support their needs.

What your favorite part of your job?

Meeting our customers and discussing new ways to grow our business.

What project/success are you most proud of here?

I am really proud to work for a women’s owned company and to see all the growth in the last 10 years.

What’s your favorite memory from working here?

My favorite memory is getting to hear our founder Mr. York speak at our sales conferences.

What is on your wish list for your next five years here?

To get my children settled on their college paths, so my husband and I can travel.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this?

I would love to be a food critic.

If you could choose anyone, who would you pick as your mentor?

For me it is hard to pick one person, but I love to read memes for inspiration:) They are funny and always make you think!

Tell us something that might surprise us about you:

I went to an all girls school in the small town of Nevada, Missouri Cottey College for 2 years.

If they made a movie of your life, who would play you?

Jessica Alba or Dory in “Finding Nemo”.

Tags: company culture, tropical foods, work anniversary

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