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Work Proud - January 2024


At PLK Communities, we take immense pride in recognizing the outstanding contributions of our team members who embody our core values and drive our collective success. Today, we are delighted to shine a spotlight on Shanda Bryant, one of our exceptional Regional Managers, who has been honored as our January Work Proud recipient.

Shanda's journey with PLK is a testament to her unwavering dedication, exceptional leadership, and positive impact within our community. Her presence is not only cherished but deeply respected by her colleagues, residents, and all who have the privilege of working alongside her.

As a leader, Shanda exemplifies the core value of Respect, fostering an environment of collaboration, mutual admiration, and growth. Her genuine care for her team and her unwavering commitment to excellence have earned her the admiration and respect of all who know her.

During our recent 9th Annual Celebration of Excellence, Shanda was also recognized as our Corporate MVP, further underscoring her invaluable contributions to our PLK family. Her tireless efforts and dedication to our community continue to inspire us all.

Here are just a few of the heartwarming comments shared by Shanda's peers:

🔹 "I love when Shanda visits the property. Her positive attitude makes it easy to work with her. Shanda has inspired me by standing behind me. She encourages me to believe in myself and offers me grace when I am struggling."

🔹 "Shanda is a great example of strength and grace. She expects greatness but will help you achieve it when you need encouragement or advice. She is outspoken, and you know where you stand with her. (My favorite thing about her.) She does this in a way that makes you want to be better. Shanda believes in her team, and in PLK. Shanda is the greatest."

We had the privilege of sitting down with Shanda to gain insights into her remarkable journey and what fuels her success:

🔑 The Key to Your Success: "Surround yourself with people who challenge you. People who share their ideas and wisdom with you. People who push you to be better than you were yesterday."

💡 Core Value that Represents You: "Drive represents me best because for as long as I can remember, I have always pushed myself to do the very best. When I truly believe in something, I will see it to the end."

🌟 Proudest Moment Since Joining PLK: "The opportunity to share my experiences and knowledge with others and watch them grow has been my proudest moment by far."

🌍 Coolest Place You've Traveled: "The lake. Any lake that we can be on is our happy place."

Congratulations, Shanda, on this well-deserved recognition! Your dedication, leadership, and unwavering commitment to excellence truly embody the spirit of PLK Communities. Here's to many more moments of success and growth ahead! #WorkProud #TeamSpotlight #PLKCommunities

Join us in celebrating Shanda's achievements and in thanking her for her invaluable contributions to our PLK family. Together, we will continue to create vibrant and thriving communities that enrich the lives of all who call them home.