May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States and a way to pay tribute to the generations who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success. In this series of stories, we honor Asian or Pacific Islander Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees.
My name is: Amy Yamamoto
I am: the Management Analyst for DLA Energy Hawaii, and I am of Japanese/Okinawan ancestry.
Describe your job in a sentence: My job is to provide administrative support to both the management and team members in all areas.
How long have you worked at DLA Energy? Since 2012
What is your favorite thing about working for DLA Energy? My favorite thing about working for DLA Energy Hawaii is the fun atmosphere created by our entire team, which results in a positive working environment.
What are your best memories of working here? I truly enjoy the conversations and discussions that take place daily with my team and colleagues as we develop plans or listen to suggestions and ideas.
How do you make a difference? I research and use all available resources to support my team. I also utilize my past experiences as a fuel accountant and supply planner to contribute to courses of action.
Why is it important to you that we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month? It is important to celebrate all heritages and learn what makes each of us unique. This leads to a workforce that is composed of a wide range of strengths, ingenuity and resiliency.