Franklin County Commissioners: Pennings is county’s top employee


Alexis Pennings is Franklin County’s November Employee of the Month, according to an announcement by Franklin County Commissioners. Pennings is a risk management and compliance coordinator wicustomerth the Franklin County Risk Management department.

November’s Employee of the Month recipient was determined by the Special Thanks and Recognition (STAR) Committee, which received a total of 18 nominations for the November award, including seven for Pennings.

Pennings abilities highlighted

Pennings’ nominations shared a common theme. They emphasized her ability to juggle multiple projects, adjust her priorities and face adversity head on, all while maintaining a positive and professional attitude.

Fellow employees describe Pennings as professional, levelheaded and enthusiastic.

“She is able to change on the fly and absorbs new information quickly and with purpose. She remains steady when facing adversity; and has especially stepped up and exceeded expectations in the wake of the risk manager’s retirement. Her responsiveness and dedication to customer service is commendable. She multitasks extremely well and jumps into problems ready to find solutions. Franklin County is lucky to have young, invested employees like Alexis.”

Another nomination noted: “Alexis has worked diligently to ensure that the county’s major construction projects continue to move forward in collaboration with many different departments and outside vendors. It has been no small task to maintain the many projects she is managing all while having a positive attitude, a smile and providing excellent customer service.”

Pennings’ outstanding characteristics are attributes that have not gone unnoticed by her
peers. The nomination form describes him as hard working, resilient, diligent, pleasant, reliable and professional.

The Franklin County Commissioners are grateful to Pennings as she exudes a high standard of customer service, excellence and respect to the employees and residents of Franklin County.

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Photo credit

[Featured photo: From left: Franklin County Commissioner John Flannery, Franklin County Commissioner Chairman Dave Keller, November 2021 Employee of the Month Alexis Pennings, and Franklin County Commissioner Bob Ziobrowski. Photo submitted by Franklin County Commissioners]