We’re so happy to recognize the hard work and dedication of our team members. For our latest employee spotlight, we’re recognizing Credit Specialist, Elva Lopez. Elva has been a member of the Paper Mart family for 23 years. She had recently earned our Office Employee of the Quarter Award for Q1. Elva has a love for rice in every form, Happy Days, and her family. Learn more about Elva here!
What do you do at Paper Mart? I am a Credit Specialist in the Accounting Department.
How long have you worked here? 23 years.
Tell us what a typical day at work for you entails. I start the day by reviewing my reports and making sure all orders get released in a timely matter. Then, I review and answer any billing questions that customers have for me.
What do you like best about working at Paper Mart? I love my team! We all work together as a team and get along well. It makes my job a lot easier.
Before Paper Mart, what was the most unusual/interesting job you had? I have always worked in this field, and all my previous jobs have been interesting.
Apart from your work at Paper Mart, what are some side projects or hobbies you have outside of the office/warehouse? I love family gatherings, reading, and walking a lot.
If you had to eat one type of food for the rest of your life, what would it be? Rice (Mexican, steamed, fried, rice pudding, etc.) and beans.
Would you rather go back in time or in the future? Why? I’d visit the future. I want to have more grandkids! I also want to see the ones I have, get married.
Describe what you were like at age 10. I was a happy and social girl, I loved participating at school functions for special occasions, especially for Mother’s Day. I used to recite poems, sing, and dance to folkloric music.
What’s your all-time favorite TV show? Happy Days.
What is your favorite Paper Mart product and why do you love it? I love all of the different kinds of gift bags. I always use them.
The Paper Mart Family
Paper Mart is a 4th generation owned & operated family business. In 2019 we’re celebrating our 98th year in business and our 21st year on the web. We pride ourselves in being the largest discount packaging supply company in the United States. Retail, Food, and Industrial Packaging items are our specialties. We currently list for sale over 26,000 items. Our goal is to sell the best for less. The Paper Mart family includes over 250 employees all working together to deliver the best products and service in the industry. We believe that each individual on our team plays an important role in making Paper Mart a great place to work and grow.
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