ClassWallet News: November 2020 – What we are thankful for


From the CEO


As an annual Thanksgiving tradition, we ask our team to tell us what they are thankful for and share in our monthly newsletter. I will start…

I am thankful for the 25 minutes I get each morning driving my 11-year-old daughter to school. She DJs the playlist and bobs her head to the songs we play. Sometimes she rests her head on my arm. Occasionally when I look at her, the love, gratitude, and joy is so pure. One of the favorites we’ve been listening to lately is the Miley Cyrus cover of Pearl Jam’s Just Breathe. So I quote, “I’m a lucky man to count on both hands the ones I love.”

We wish a happy and healthy Thanksgiving for you and those you hold dear.

CEO, ClassWallet

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What Our Team Is Thankful For

AnaLauren, Director, Operations I am grateful every day for life, health, family, friends. This year, I'm extremely grateful for opportunities - opportunities to challenge me and grow, opportunities to do more and do better with my time, opportunities to receive blessings, and be a blessing to others. Bryan, VP Sales I'm thankful for a healthy family. I'm thankful for being part of a company that has a great team culture. Carlos, Customer Success I'm thankful for my health. I'm also thankful for my family, the team I work with: it's great to have people that take the time to support you. Christie, Director, E-Commerce I am grateful for family, and friends, their well-being, and the love and support they give. I'm also thankful for growth, positive change, and moving forward in life. Claudia, Customer Success I am so thankful to have my family healthy and a great job during this hard time. David, CTO It is easy to get caught up in our daily activities, and it is easy to forget that we can only reach our respective "destinations" with the help and support of the people in our immediate circle. I am grateful for my family, friends, coworkers, teachers, coaches, mentors, bosses, and clients I have met along my path and their help in making me the person I am today. Devon, Customer Success   I am thankful for my Work Team: they have been nothing but supportive and helpful since I started two months ago at ClassWallet! Edward, Director, Marketing I am thankful for the colors of red and blue - every day. I'm a bit colorblind (like many people), and much of what I see is a bit 'flat". But vibrant blues and reds bring the world alive to me. Gustavo, Customer Success During these troubling times, I'm just thankful for having a stable and happy job, a loving wife, health, and being alive. Johanna, Account Management I'm thankful for family, friends, health, and home in these uncertain times. I'm also very grateful for the technology that allows us all to stay close, even when we're far apart. Julius, Account Manager I am thankful for the opportunity to help so many educators save a little time in an already jam-packed schedule. I love that the work that I do is focused, not on a bottom line, but focused on helping teachers and families. It is incredible to hear those part of the ClassWallet family thank us and also be able to express our gratitude and appreciation in return! Kathy, Customer Success Supervisor I am thankful for my family and for the support we provide to each other. I am thankful for my job, health, the new opportunities here at CW, and because our team is growing, I hope we can work together. I am thankful for the special food we get twice a month. Lyubomyr, Engineer To the new challenges which keep life interesting. Lydia, Sales During these uncertain times, I am most grateful for a support system of family and friends who ought to be.  I am also grateful to be blessed with a career path in a company that continues to grow when so many others are unfortunately not. Melody, VP Business Development I'm thankful for supportive family relationships. I'm grateful to have job security in a job I love during an unprecedented pandemic. Mykhailo, Engineer That my relatives and I are alive during the pandemic and the good people around me. Neil, President This year I am thankful for the continued health and well being of my biological and ClassWallet families.  The shared sacrifices and connection to family in 2020 have been profoundly rewarding.  We may be forced to change how we celebrate this year and who we celebrate with, but the thankfulness of the holiday is more relevant and heartfelt than ever. Oleksii, QA Firstly I'm thankful that all my family is feeling well and that the few of us who got COVID recovered already. Secondly, I'm pleased to work on our team, because the last year gave me more experience and new skills than all previous projects that I worked on. Olha, Project Manager Our amazing development team, who can do anything. Raquel, Customer Success I am thankful for life: my family and I are survivors of a big loss this year, and we are moving forward, knowing my dad is in a better place now. Roman, QA For being able to study things I like. Serhiy, Engineer I am thankful that everyone I know around me is safe and healthy. I am also thankful that I am willing to move forward and do something useful in my life. Stephanie, Account Manager This year has taught me to treasure the things and people I took for granted. I'm thankful to be healthy, and my family and friends are alright because this year has been a very difficult year. I'm grateful for my job and the people that I work with every day. Sujey, Director, Customer Success There are so many things to be grateful for this year, but if I had to pick my top three, I'd go with family, new beginnings, and memories. 2020 has been a rough year for so many of us. I feel truly blessed with where we are and the things we have accomplished as a family this year. Teresa, Assistant Controller  I am thankful for love and health. Love, because love brings me happiness. Everything that is made with love is made right and better. That joy of doing the things that I love and giving the love that I feel makes me happy, and therefore it makes me a productive person and a better employee. Health, because health lets me enjoy all the good things in life. With health, I can work, be there for my family and friends, go out to the beach, feel the ocean's breeze, see a beautiful sunset, play with my kids and hug my parents. What else could I ask from life? I am very thankful for all the little things in life that we take for granted but make us who we are. I am very thankful and fortunate to belong to the ClassWallet family! Willis, Vendor Accounts I am thankful for all the love and support that I receive from my friends and family, including everyone in this wonderful company.

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