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: Perla Cardenas
Title: Women’s Health Coordinator
Primary work location: Olathe
How long have you worked at HPC?
I’ve been at HPC for a year!
How did you get into your field of work?
I started out working as a PSR and when the Women’s Health Coordinator position opened up, I took the opportunity to learn something different.
Do you speak any other languages? If yes, which ones?
Spanish is my first language.
Do you have a favorite quote? If yes, what is it?
“The best things in life are free. The second best are very expensive.”- Coco Chanel
What values are important to you?
Values that are important to me are compassion, honesty and kindness.
What is something about you that would surprise people?
I hate the ocean and I dislike hot weather!
What is on your “bucket” list?
I am very afraid of heights, but I want to skydive.
What is your favorite food?
I love any Mexican food, but I could eat carne asada tacos any day!
What is your favorite movie?
“The Blind Side”
What is your favorite hobby?
My favorite hobby is watching movies with my daughter while eating Doritos.
Are you an animal lover? If yes, how many pets do you have and what kind are they?
I am not an animal lover. I used to have a beautiful English Bulldog that I loved with all my heart… but I will not have any more pets.