BCM Family Spotlight: Yvonne Arceneaux

Every month we focus on an outstanding staff member of the BCM Family. This month, it’s Yvonne Arceneaux with the Cardiovascular Research Institute.

Do you know of a Baylor staff member who exemplifies our values of Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Teamwork and Excellence (RIITE)? Nominate him or her to be featured in Spotlight by emailing Dana Benson at benson@bcm.edu.

Yvonne Arceneaux

Name: Yvonne Arceneaux

Title: Administrative Assistant LII

Department: Cardiovascular Research Institute

How long have you been at BCM? 4 years

What’s your favorite thing about working at BCM? Meeting people from many different places and backgrounds

Where were you born? Baytown, a small town about 45 minutes outside of Houston

What is your favorite kind of food? Seafood

What is your favorite restaurant in Houston, and at that restaurant your favorite dish? My favorite restaurant is Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, the name says it all.

What’s on your music playlist? I have a little R&B, old school rap and zydeco music on my playlist, and how I’m feeling on a certain day will determine what I’m listening to.

What is your dream vacation? I would love to go to Rome.

What is your favorite TV show? “Scandal” but since this is the last season, looks like I’ll have to find another favorite show.

Complete this sentence: Most people wouldn’t know that I … am attending school working on a master’s degree in healthcare administration.

What are some of your personal hobbies? My hobbies include attending my kids’ sporting events and spending time with my family

Last book you read? “Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community” by Martin Luther King Jr.

Last movie you saw? “Girl’s Trip”

Any kids? Pets? I have three kids – two boys and one girl, ages 20, 16, 14. No pets

Favorite food on campus? Chicken tortilla soup

Favorite BCM/Medical Center hangout? The Commons