Melissa McNamara

Human Resources Administrator

  1. Full name and name you like to go by (nickname): Melissa McNamara
  2. Position/title: Human Resources Administrator
  3. Years at Liberty: 2 1/2
  4. Describe your job in 25 words or less: Administration of Liberty benefits, workers comp, FMLA, new hire orientations, anything and everything needed to ensure smooth operations of the corporate HR department.
  5. What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most? Having the opportunity to see our different locations and meet field employees. It brings you face to face with what we do.
  6. What advice would you give to recent new hires? Check out the Program Spotlight on Employee Self Service. There is great (and sometimes fun) information about our programs straight from the folks behind the scenes.
  7. If you could switch with anyone else within Liberty (any state or program!), whose job would you want and why? Penny Waters. Have you seen her home office?
  8. What motivates you? Showing my kids a good work ethic.
  9. Favorite quote or personal mantra: The way you see the problem IS the problem.
  10. Favorite movie: Good question…
  11. Favorite TV show: Breaking Bad
  12. Favorite book/author: Depends on my mood, but I mostly enjoy fantasy and historical fiction.
  13. Favorite song/artist/band: Walk/Dave Grohl/Foo Fighters, Foo Fighters, Lucius, The Beaches, Tom Petty, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Foo Fighters
  14. Favorite color: All the colors!