Employee Spotlight: Anthony Garcia, DDS
We are very excited to highlight one of our most valuable assets, our employees! Each month, get to know the HPC team in a fun new way.
Name: Anthony Garcia, DDS (Bio)
Primary work location: Olathe
How long have you worked at HPC? I started in May 2018, so one year.
How did you get into your field of work?
I always knew that I wanted to be in a health care profession and felt dentistry would allow the most family time which is something I desired.
Do you speak any other languages? If yes, which ones?
I speak limited Spanish. I can understand quite a bit, but only speak a little.
Do you have a favorite quote? If yes, what is it?
I love quotes. These are two of my favorites:
“Just keep swimming.” -Dory
“All of our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” -Walt Disney
What values are important to you?
Family, loyalty, optimism, open-mindedness and persistence.
What is something about you that would surprise people?
I was born in Kansas and graduated from Kansas State University, but I am a huge Texas Longhorns fan!
What is on your “bucket” list?
I would like to visit Rome and Paris. I would also like to attend several sporting events such as a prime time home game at Louisiana State University.
What is your favorite food?
My favorite foods are Chinese, BBQ and Mexican!
What is your favorite movie?
I have several, “Pursuit of Happiness”, “A Beautiful Mind”, “Boyz N the Hood”, “Remember the Titans”, “Inception”, “The Great Gatsby” and so many more…
What is your favorite hobby?
I enjoy lifting weights, playing golf and watching sports.
Are you an animal lover? If yes, how many pets do you have and what kind are they?
Yes, I am an animal lover. I would say I prefer dogs however, I have two cats, thanks to my wife.