Yolanda Torain was one of five winners of the 2018 All Star Award and her nomination form noted that “Yolanda is unflappable in the face of challenges and has an unwavering commitment to support this University and the employees in her role as SHRA Lead.” Learn more about this All Star Award winner.
What is your role at the University?
I am a lead with SHRA Payroll and assist as TIM Support.
What did you do before you came to UNC?
I was a bookkeeper and cashier at Food Lion in Carrboro, NC.
What is your favorite part of working at the University?
My favorite part is serving others by ensuring that their pay is accurate and having fun with my teammates.
What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
Going to church, spending time with family and relaxing when possible.
What is something people probably wouldn’t know about you, or a fun item you’d like to share?
I love to collect pens and I enjoy doing word searches.
How did it feel to win the All Star Award?
I give all glory and honor to God in receiving this award because it is by His Grace that has allowed me to succeed at my job. I also am blessed with a team that helps make my job easier.