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Name: Veronica Flores
Title: Manager of Patient Services
Primary work location: Olathe
How long have you worked at HPC?
I’ve worked at HPC for seven years and seven months.
How did you get into your field of work?
I brought my daughters in for a dental appointment and after that, I came in myself. I felt the need to apply at HPC because I love the mission.
Do you speak any other languages? If yes, which ones?
Yes, I speak Spanish.
Do you have a favorite quote? If yes, what is it?
“If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were.”
What values are important to you?
Values that are important to me are family, loyalty, humility, compassion and spirituality.
What is something about you that would surprise people?
I became a grandma before I turned 40 and I don’t know how to swim, but I love the beach.
What is on your “bucket” list?
It has always been on my bucket list to go on a cruise but after COVID, I am considering other options.
What is your favorite food?
Mexican food is my favorite. I could eat stuffed peppers every day.
What is your favorite movie?
“My Best Friend’s Wedding” and “Pretty Woman” are my favorite movies.
What is your favorite hobby?
I love traveling, I wish I could do it more often. I also love spending time with my family.
Are you an animal lover? If yes, how many pets do you have and what kind are they?
I don’t have any pets. As a child I was afraid of dogs and cats, so I never had one. I have a fish if that counts.