Jennifer Mason | 40 Under 40
June 27, 2013
Hometown: Lexington, N.C.
Education: Attended University of Nevada, Las Vegas
About the business: Helps clients to save money by correcting billing errors, optimizing services and improving efficiencies for landline and mobile phones.
Social media platforms you use: Facebook, LinkedIn
iPhone, Android or BlackBerry? iPhone
Mac or PC? Mac
Word that best describes you: Perky
Hours per week you work: 50
For which organizations do you volunteer? City Rescue Mission, St. Johns County School District, Gabriel House of Care
Favorite cause: Breast cancer research
Favorite escape: Boating
Guilty pleasure: Chocolate
Greatest professional accomplishment: This award
Stress relief: When I ride across the bridge to Edisto, S.C., where my parents live, my blood pressure seems to go down a hundred points.
Favorite college/professional sports team: University of South Carolina, Jaguars, Atlanta Braves
What was your favorite childhood movie? "Top Gun"
What was your favorite book to read as a child? "Charlotte's Web"
What was the first video game you played? "Pac-Man"
What was your favorite childhood cartoon? The Charlie Brown specials
Favorite quote: "Everything happens for a reason."
How long in your current job? Three years
What is a typical day like for you? Get the kids off to school, appointments and client meetings, home for dinner with the kids.
Why did you go into your current field? After meeting the CEO, I began working part-time, then in various departments — it was an evolving process into a fantastic career.
As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? Fighter pilot
Best advice you ever got: Don't settle for second place.
Goal by 40: Continuing to grow the company and expand our national footprint.