Schon gets Employee of the Year

Jennifer Schon

MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula Health Plan recently named Jennifer Schon 2017 Employee of the Year. Each year, UPHP names an Employee of the Year from a pool of Employee of the Quarter and “Caught ‘Cha” candidates. Each Employee of the Quarter is nominated by their manager or a member of the Senior Management team. The nominees are then reviewed and a winner is selected by the Senior Management team. UPHP employees also participate in a peer recognition program called “Caught ‘Cha.” This is an employee-driven, incentive program in which all employees can write a “Caught ‘Cha” note and give it to someone they caught doing something great.

“I feel honored to have been voted Employee of the Year by my peers,” Schon said in a press release. “To be elected amongst this group of excellent employees is unbelievable! I am truly grateful.”

Schon grew up in Fenwick. Her parents purchased a resort on the Au Train Lake when she was in college and she chose to attend Northern Michigan University where she earned a B.S. in Clinical Health Science. She has worked at UPHP for nearly four years. She was hired as a customer service representative and is now a member of the Human Resources. She and her husband, Brandon, live in Harvey with their 4-month-old son, Nolan, and their three dogs.