Our “Employee Spotlight” Series features a new Waldner’s employee every month! As a fourth-generation family-operated, Women-Owned business with over 97 employees across 3 office locations, Waldner’s builds on the talents and experiences of each employee to help each other succeed and provide the best support for our clients.

Waldner’s employees come from different backgrounds bringing unique talents, diversity of thought, and a variety of cultural perspectives along with them. The intention behind this series is for you to get to know the talented, motivated and engaged Waldner’s employees on a more personal level.

Today is the fourth edition of our “Employee Spotlight” Series featuring, Director of Strategic Accounts, Taiko Tatenami! We asked her a series of fun questions in a Q&A format.

“What are 3 words you would use to describe yourself?”

Optimistic, Efficient, Determined

Taiko visiting friends in London

“What are your hobbies and interests outside of work?”


Taiko making money moves in her basketball game

“What is something you can’t live without?”


“What do most people not now about you?”

I love to travel all around the world!

Taiko trying to find her clog size in Amsterdam

“What gets you up in the morning?”

Just being able to be happy and have another good day.

Taiko joyfully holding her bag of Dough Handmade Artisanal Doughnuts!

Read our previous Employee Spotlight blog on Felipe Vallejo!