Meet the Social Development Commission (SDC)’s Lead Housing Intake Specialist Savannah Byrd and learn more about her role at SDC:

How long have you worked at SDC?
I have been with SDC for a little over a month.

What do you do at SDC?
I am a Lead Housing Intake Specialist. Within my role, I provide professional support via email, phone, and in-person to our customers and team in the housing programs.

What motivates you? Why do you do this work?
I am motivated by the outcomes and supporting SDC’s housing programs.

Describe a time when you felt like your work at SDC made a difference in someone’s life:
Everyday, I feel with each interaction with applicants I make some difference by moving with conviction. By showing them that I am here for them and helping them by moving with a sense of urgency. For example, today I am assisting an applicant over the phone. She was so appreciative of me just helping her submit her application and being a listening ear in her time of need.

Tell us something people don’t know about you:
I am a closet singer.

Lightning Round Questions

This is where it gets really fun as we get to learn more about the things our employees enjoy.

Dream vacation?

Most recent book you read:
Not applicable.

Favorite movie?
Thin Line between Love and Hate

Favorite song?
No Ordinary Love by Sade

Favorite athlete?
Kobe Bryant

Favorite local restaurant?
Mo’s Irish Pub

Favorite hobby?
I enjoy styling hair.

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