Project Description

Nerisa PasicSupport Specialist

How long have you lived in the bay area?

I moved to the area with my family in the early 90’s and have been here ever since.

What is your fondest childhood memory?

My fondest childhood memory is spending my summer with my grandmother in Bosnia.

What subject(s) did you study at College?

I studied Human Resources

What was your first job?

My first job was working at The Jungle in San Jose.  I was a birthday hostess.

Who has been the most influential person to you in your career?

There have been several but I would say my older sister has been the most influential.  She taught me that hard work and dedication can open any door.

How has your career created value in your life?

I started working as soon as I was old enough.  It has taught me discipline and has definitely made me a stronger person.

What do you consider to be the most significant world event that has occurred during your lifetime?

September 11th, I still remember sitting in class and hearing the news of the attack.

What is your most memorable travel experience?

My most memorable travel experience has been going back to Bosnia during my summer breaks.  I enjoyed spending time with my relatives and staying connected to the culture.

What is the funniest thing that’s ever happened to you?

There are too many to list, humor is the best medicine so I find something to laugh about each day.

What accomplishment are you most proud of?

My kids, I am very lucky to have them call me their mom and enjoying watching them grow up.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

I like to spend time with my husband and kids.  Most recently we have taken up hiking and enjoy going camping.

If you could possess one super-human power, what would it be?

Super speed so that I can get more done in a day.

Education:

BS in Human Resources from SJSU