November 17, 2017 7:00:00 AM EST  |  Culture  |  Philanthropy

Second Annual Shelter House Day of Service

On October 14, Markon employees, family, and friends joined together to make improvements to a local shelter.

2017-markoncares-shelterhouse1Projects included assembling cribs and cabinets, and painting the main stairwell, hallway, and a bedroom.

The team also brought in lunch for the families staying at the shelter, which ended with a dance party for the kids.

Shelter House, Inc. is a community-based, non-profit organization serving homeless families in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Their mission is to prevent and end homelessness and domestic violence by engaging the community, building effective relationships, and providing crisis intervention, safe housing, and supportive services.

To learn more, visit http://www.shelterhouse.org/.

About the Author

Krissy Goff, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Krissy Goff, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Krissy is the Operations Director for Markon. She oversees the corporate functional areas of contracts, finance, HR, IT, marketing, and recruiting. Krissy brings substantial experience in ensuring overall compliance for our organization. She has designed and implemented training programs tailored for corporate managers, has been actively involved in the implementation and upgrade of enterprise-wide systems, served on merger and acquisition teams, and created onboarding and employee development programs. Krissy joined Markon in 2015 after spending nearly ten years as a Senior HR Manager with Alion Science and Technology. Prior to joining Alion, Krissy was an HR and Training Manager for Wal-Mart Logistics. Krissy started her career in the U.S. Army where she achieved the rank of Captain. Krissy has a Bachelors Degree in Political Science with a minor in Military Studies from North Carolina State University and a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management from Marymount University. She holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification and a Society of Human Resources – Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certification. "I love working for an organization that keeps its focus on the employees. Our culture can’t be beat and I’m proud to be part of the Markon team."