System Administrator II

Baton Rouge, LA

Most rewarding thing about working here?

It’s an honor to support veteran connectedness, personal growth, and community impact alongside The Mission Continues. Veterans chose to protect my family and my way of life; it’s a privilege to support them in return.

Job prior to The Mission Continues

Prior to joining The Mission Continues, Clara led a team of driven individuals in building structures and systems to increase capacity, efficiency, and sustainability in the domains of development, data management, and technology platforms for the education reform nonprofit New Schools for Baton Rouge.

What is a hidden gem in your hometown?

Kayaking the Spring River. There’s a set of rapids with the perfect plunge – exhilarating but not too scary.

If you dined with anyone, who would it be?

Virginia Woolf

Which is your favorite movie(s)?

Pride and Prejudice

Which is a song(s) that describes you?

Born by Over the Rhine

Which book is on your nightstand?

I have a very large stack that generally includes books by John Milton, Virginia Woolf, Octavia Butler, and a Japanese classic or two. And whatever science fiction or fantasy series I’m currently raving about.

What was your first concert?

Indigo Girls

What is your hometown?

Hardy, Arkansas

What is your favorite winter activity?

Carnival Season Parades!

What is your favorite food(s) or meal?

King Cake.

What is one item on your bucket list?

Learning Japanese and completing a traveling tea tour through Japan.

What brought you to TMC?