‘Tis the Season to Be Thankful: CQL Team Reflections 2023

Thanksgiving Reflections 2023

In annual tradition, our team at CQL has carved some time out to reflect on the wonderful blessings in our lives. We hope this season of thanks surrounds you with friends, family, and much happiness. There is truly always something for us to be thankful for…

There is always something to be thankful for.

Srdan Aleksic

Wonderful family, good health and supportive CQLers.

Aubrey Baker

I am so thankful to be celebrating 1 year in our new house, for our 2 dogs, all of the foster dogs who have come through our doors, and the organizations doing work to help with the stray dog population here in St Croix, USVI.

Darian Bonnell

I am thankful for my growing team. We have had our hands full this past year and have been stretched thin. It is great to see the growth of CQL and I am looking forward to seeing the positive affects of the new additions to the team!

Keena Briggs

I am thankful for my parents, my kids and grandkids, my job and my life. I am truly blessed!

Donovan Brown

I am thankful for being in a unique position to be able to give back to my community, by volunteering and teaching kids coding skills that will carry them for a lifetime.

Kirstin Burns

I’m very thankful for the health and safety of my friends, family, and cats.

Mike Eldred

I’m thankful the blessings of family, God’s gift of grace, friends, and colleagues here at CQL.

Zion Emond

I’m thankful for supportive friends and family and an amazing church community.

Eric Erickson

So thankful for God’s grace and love in my life, my family, good health, great people to work alongside, my pets, live music and biking.

Eddie Gemayel

Thankful for my new home, amazing family and great co-workers

Nadine Giusca

Thankful for the health and happiness of both myself and those I love, for my family – the ones far away, the ones nearby, my work family!

Alex Gonzalez

I’m thankful for my family and friends. I’m also thankful to be a part of this very talented team.

Louis Grabowski

Amazing family and job. ‘Running’ fleet.

Sue Hunter

I’m thankful for my happy, healthy family, the great friends I’ve made since moving to Michigan, and drafting Keenan Allen to my CQL fantasy football team this year!

Dan Jablonski

I am thankful for my continued health, my family and the opportunity to work for this fine organization.

Hayley Jenkins

I’m thankful to be part of the CQL UX team and my support systems that helped me navigate a busy and exciting year.

Ryan Keeven

I am thankful for my wife and kids. I’m also thankful to being a new part of a team that wants to grow and prosper!

Jason Klaassen

I’m thankful for all of the amazing people I get to work with and all the great board game nights with friends this year.

Mary Krause

I’m thankful for God’s blessings of family, friends, health, and happiness.

Ryan Kroening

I’m thankful for my family, close friends, and building my own soon-to-be family starting in 2023 🙂

Cassio Lacerda

I’m thankful for my family, friends, Job, health and the hope for a better world for all of us, especially thankful for being part of CQL that gave us new directions, challenges and growth opportunities.

Mark Lardieri

I am thankful for the grace God shows me even when I don’t deserve it. I am thankful for all of CQL’s team members both present and past.

Samantha Lipari

This year I am thankful for getting to marry my husband, the health of my friends and family, and the wondrous opportunities that presented themselves. Gratitute !

Wendi Magee

I’m thankful for positive environments and a close community! Also my wife, dog and cat.

Kira Marzec

I’m thankful for my health, my family, the opportunity to work with smart and passionate people every day and horses, of course!

Eric Petroelje

I’m thankful to God for his love, for giving me a wonderful family & a great group of talented people to spend my workday with.

Betsy Petrovic

I’m thankful for remote work with a great team! With aging parents and a busy family, I get to balance the work I love with the family and faith I love!

Angelica Rengifo

I am thankful for the health and support of my family and friends.

Elizabeth Rogers

I’m thankful for my family and friends, for our health, for all of the experiences I’ve been able to have over the last year. For a wonderful team and coworkers that keep work fun and a company that allows me to work remote so I can travel with my husband the months he would be gone.

Kaushal Shah

I’m thankful for the health and safety of my family and friends.

Jen Sipich

I’m thankful for my friends and family that are with me through every step in life.

John Tucker

My awesome family, all the amazing opportunities that have come to us this year, and unending the support from friends and family

Kelvin Villar

I’m thankful with God for all his blessings through this year, his grace has been present in every detail of my life.

Valerie Vos

I’m thankful for my wonderful family, and for the opportunities I have every day to learn and grow.

Lydia Wodarek

I’m so very thankful for my loving family, especially my husband and dog who constantly put up with (and even enjoy!) my craziness and support me in my shenanigans, for getting to work from home but also occasionally go to the office (with my pupper!) if I feel like it, for college buddies who stay in touch even though we’re spread all over the continent now, for coworkers and neighbors who are also buddies, and for getting to play in a band again this year (orchestra music is great, but it’s just not the same…) and let my inner band geek self be not just inner anymore!

🦃 Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at CQL!