Q&A with Regional Director, JoAnn Miya

JoAnn Miya has been working for OpenWorks for three and a half years. In that time she has worked to develop the Los Angeles market and proved to be instrumental in OpenWorks’s growth during the past few years. Here she talks us through her experience as a Regional Director with OpenWorks.

Q: What is your position at OpenWorks and how long have you been with the company?

A: I am Regional Director of the LA region, and have been with the company for three and a half years.

Q: What are your job responsibilities, or what does a typical day look like for you at your job? 

A: Oversee all departments including sales, operations and franchises; schedule franchise presentations in the office; conduct weekly field training with outside sales; undergo quarterly business reviews with our customers and District Managers; conduct weekly one-to-one reviews with staff; host staff meetings; do a daily review of all bids and customer issues; assist accounts receivable with any queries; attend monthly regional leadership meetings; participate in weekly sales calls, monthly leadership conference calls, and monthly operations calls.

What led you to working for OpenWorks? (Also if you were promoted from within, please elaborate)

A: I have industry experience and OpenWorks found me on LinkedIn. I liked the company culture and the opportunity to be able to take over the LA region and lead the team to growth.

Q: What do you love about your job?

A: I love being able to lead a great team to be number one in most areas, such as sales, account retention, franchise training and support. I love selling our franchises and being able to provide this opportunities to entrepreneurs that are interested and serious about this business – I also love the autonomy my job provides.

Q: What do you love about working for OpenWorks?

A: The teamwork and the leadership team.

Q: What makes OpenWorksthe employer of choice?  

A: Their company culture and continuing growth.

Q: Is there anything coming up that you’re excited about in your job or for OpenWorks in general? 

I am excited about growing our team and seeing the monthly revenues!


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