Meet Kimberly: Associate Spotlight Vol. XI

February 12, 2018

Welcome to Associate Spotlights, a blog series from Compass Group’s Talent Management team, showcasing various associates across our family of companies.

Kimberly Arredondo

Kimberly is a Systems Dining Director with Bateman Community Living. In her role, Kimberly oversees four senior living communities. Although her day-to-day responsibilities vary, her main priority stays the same: to ensure residents are fed and satisfied. Kimberly joined Compass Group one year ago as a Dining Director.

Describe your proudest moment at Compass so far.
After quickly learning the details of my role and succeeding in changing a culture and program, I was promoted to Systems Dining Director within one year of starting at Compass Group.

What is the best career advice that you have ever received?
Don’t be afraid to ask questions when you are unsure of something. Also, own your career development and don’t let life get in the way of what you want!

What made you smile at work today?
My team. Today, we pulled off a huge event and all of our visitors were amazed at what we accomplished.

What do you enjoy most about your job?
Honestly, the hustle. When I am at work, I am constantly moving and always busy.

Is there anything you are really passionate about outside of work?
Raising my family. I love spending time with my two kids and husband.