Employee Spotlight: Jorge Larriba

Employee Spotlight

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!

Employee Spotlight: Jorge LarribaName:  Jorge Larriba

Department: Dental

Title: Dental Coordinator

Primary work location: Olathe

How long have you worked at HPC?  

I have worked at HPC for one year.

How did you get into your field of work?

I always wanted to follow a career path that would allow me to help my community so I thought this would be a great place to get experience.

Do you speak any other languages? If yes, which ones?

My first language is Spanish. I hope in the future to learn a third language.

Do you have a favorite quote? If yes, what is it?

“A sound soul dwells within a sound mind and a sound body.”

What values are important to you?

Employee Spotlight: Jorge LarribaThe most important values to me are honesty and respect. Not only for others but for yourself too.

What is something about you that would surprise people?

I used to play the guitar and ukulele, but I always wanted to learn to play piano and bass. I also used to skate for fun, but I only learned one trick.

What is on your “bucket” list?

Gaining weight has been on my list for a while, but other than that I want to travel to Japan.

What is your favorite food?

I love seafood, especially ceviche.

What is your favorite movie?

“Pacific Rim” and “Speed Racer”

What is your favorite hobby?

Other than playing video games, I like to work on my car on the weekends.

Are you an animal lover?  If yes, how many pets do you have and what kind are they?

I grew up with my grandparents for a couple of years and they used to live on a farm, so I like animals. Currently we only have a small chihuahua and a cat.