Valleyview McDonald’s manager wins national award
Kim Eliason has recently received a 2012 Outstanding Manager of the Year Award from McDonald’s Canada.
The award is presented to restaurant managers across Canada who have made a significant contribution to McDonald’s in customer service, staff training and development, co-ordinating local marketing programs and building sales.
Each award winner receives a commemorative plaque and shares in McDonald’s stock.
“It’s a great honour to receive this award from McDonald’s,” said Eliason.
“To be recognized for my efforts and successes at my restaurant is a tremendous achievement for me.
“I love my job and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to build such a rewarding career.”
Eliason began her 35-year career with McDonald’s as a crew person at the Valleyview restaurant.
She has been manager for the past 10 years.
Franchise owner Alan Gozda said the award is well-deserved, praising as extraordinary Eliason’s “willingness to always go above and beyond to bring quality service to our customers every day has been extraordinary.
“Kim is an integral part of the team here in Kamloops and a key contributor to our success.”