Employee of the Quarter

Armando Ortega with Dr. Ferrillo.


Armando Ortega — Human Resources Manager, Human Resources

The current employee of the quarter is Armando Ortega, Human Resources Manager. He provides management of recruitment and staffing, and advises staff and faculty regarding University policies and procedures and benefits programs. His initiative, outstanding customer service skills and other qualities helped him achieve this recognition.

Quotes from Armando's colleagues:

"Armando has gone out of his way to provide information and resources regarding all of the changes and requirements, and has spent countless hours providing individual attention and education to employees. "

"Armando is an extremely dedicated member of the Pacific community, always willing to go out of his way to assist.  He has high standards for himself, and consistently strives to grow professionally."


Summer 2014 - Adrian Hernandez (Network Administrator, Information Technology) 
Spring 2014 -  Nancy Bellaci (Administrative Assistant, Academic Affairs)
Winter 2014 — Marco Castellanos (Director, Financial Aid)
Autumn 2013 — Maria Petersen (Administrative Assistant, Pacific Dental Helix Curriculum)
Summer 2013 — Sarah Pugeda (Administrative Assistant, Pacific Dental Helix Curriculum)
Spring 2013 — Vanessa Bricker (Interdisciplinary Manager, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery/Implant Clinic)
Winter 2013 — Maria Sloan (Administrative Assistant, Dental Practice)
Autumn 2012 — Wilbert Presa (Dental X-Ray Technician, Radiology)
Summer 2012 — Dan Soine (Director, Marketing and Communications)
Spring 2012 — Andrew Malimban (Manager, Building Operations)