Staff Spotlight: Kim Oachs

Job title: Executive Accounts Specialist

Number of years employed by the WCROC: 14.5 years

Prior to working at the WCROC:

  • After attending post-secondary for Legal Secretary training, I lasted six months in that field. I made the transition to accounting and have been there ever since!
  • Early in my career, I worked for Traveler Express Co., Land O' Lakes, and Superior Machinery.
  • Prior to my employment at the WCROC, I worked for 20 years for a Case-IH agricultural equipment dealership.

Significant work accomplishments: Stemming from personnel changes over the years, I've adapted from mainly an "accounts payable" person into a more expanded finance role, as well as HR. For me, it's really been about meeting the needs of the WCROC.

Favorite part about working at the WCROC? Working with people who are both friends and a beautiful location! I also enjoy watching how WCROC makes a difference with its research.

What do you hope will be your legacy at the WCROC? A friendly face, ready to help, and a hard worker.

How do you like to spend your time when not at work? Spending time with my grandchildren, enjoying the outdoors, traveling and shopping.