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Employee Spotlights

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Location Manager Tammy Freerksen began her student transportation career as a driver in 1999. Having just had her fourth child, Tammy was looking for a career that would allow her to remain available for her children. She knew just where to look. “My mom was a bus driver when she had children and it worked […]

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On the Frontline Paola Recinos is proud to be an ambassador for First Student. As a driver, she is on the frontline interacting daily with our student passengers, parents and our school district representatives. It makes sense then that she would be out in front as one of six employees featured in posters that highlight […]

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A Great Place in a Fantastic Industry Safety Manager Donna Temporal loves working for First Student because, “This industry is fantastic.” She loves her job and loves coming to work. “First Student is a great place to work,” Donna says. “We’re like a family. There’s good camaraderie. People help each other out.”  Donna’s also happy […]

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Out in Front Christine Strom is a self-described “people person.” Her outgoing personality seems a perfect fit for a poster that now hangs on the walls of our more than 500 locations across North America. As one of six employees featured in posters that highlight our new tagline and values, Christine reminds employees and visitors […]

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A Warm Welcome As one of six employees featured in posters that highlight our new tagline and values, Glenn Craig’s warm and welcoming expression is not simply something he put on for the photo shoot. It’s who he really is. Glenn arrives to work early each morning with that smile and sense of optimism and […]

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Out in Front Mike Russell is used to working behind the scenes; however, he is now front and center among his First Student colleagues. As one of six employees featured in posters that highlight our new tagline and values, Mike’s picture now hangs on the walls of our more than 500 locations across North America. […]

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Meet Todd Monteferrario Senior Director, Operational Excellence Student Transportation a Family Affair  “I grew up at the bus garage,” says Senior Director of Operational Excellence Todd Monteferrario. “I remember sitting in a big chair next to my grandfather’s desk and playing on an old cast iron mechanical adding machine with a crank handle. I was 4 years old.” This is Todd’s […]

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Melvin Florence has become one of the faces of First Student. As one of six employees featured in posters that highlight our new tagline and values, his picture now hangs on the walls of more than 500 of our locations across North America. His poster reminds employees and visitors that we always strive to set […]

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