National Hispanic Heritage Month Employee Spotlight – Jessica Armendariz

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Employee Spotlight: Jessica Armendariz

What country is your family from?

Mexico

What is one of your favorite cultural traditions that your family celebrates?

“Noche Buena” (Christmas Eve)

How do you celebrate a special occasion? What types of foods are cooked and which is your favorite?

My aunt makes delicious tamales at Christmas time and bunuelos on New Year’s Eve.

What languages are spoken at home?

Unfortunately, my kids are not bilingual so English in my house, but with my extended family, we speak both English and Spanish.

Who is your favorite Hispanic author/artist?

I love, love, love music act “Camila”.  They are a Mexican pop-rock group with some of the most beautiful and romantic ballads.  And of course….the queen of Tejano, Selena!

Name a place from your country that you wish people could experience.

I would love to visit Chichen Itza someday.

Name your favorite place to eat authentic Hispanic food in DFW.

One of my favorites places to eat authentic Mexican food is a restaurant called Tipico’s in Dallas.

How many years have you worked with H&W?

10 yrs

Which H&W Value most resonates with you?

Treat everyone with kindness & respect.