Jun 14, 2023 Employee Spotlight: Molly Hoff

If you haven’t had a chance to get to know Molly in our Yakima Office, here is your chance to learn some fun facts about her. She has been with Leonard Rickey Investment Advisors since 2005! Thank you for all you do!


Q: What do you love most about your job?

A: The people I work with and visiting with the clients when they come in.

Q: What is a dream that you want to make come true one day?

A: Visiting Graceland, I love Elvis

Q: What’s something surprising that not many people know about you?

A: That I have a tattoo of butterflies with the pink breast cancer ribbon on my right ankle that I had done when I reached my 5 years cancer free

Q: What type of books/movies do you enjoy?

A: I like reading biographies. I like all kinds of movies, but I would have to say something with a lot of action

Q: Would you say you’re more of an extrovert or an introvert?

A: Extrovert, duh, have you met me?!

Q: What was the last TV show you binge-watched?

A: Ghosts

Q: What’s a cause that you are passionate about?

A: ASPCA because I love animals

Q: What are some books or articles that you’ve read recently?

A: Just finished the book “For The Boys” by Ron and Clint Howard

Q: Do you collect anything?

A: Sunglasses, I have a ton

Q: What’s the best concert you’ve ever been to?

A: AC/DC in Las Vegas and Bon Jovi is runner up

Q: What’s your most prized possession and why?

A: my dog Nuke, he’s my baby

Q: Tell us about a favorite memory from childhood.

A: Almost every summer we would go visit our cousins in Walla Walla

Q: What’s your favorite memory from working at the company?

A: last summer when we all went to San Diego

Q: What is your favorite food or cuisine?

A: I love spaghetti but I really loved the chicken enchiladas with white cream sauce at Santiago’s which is now closed – thank you COVID

Q: What is one thing you can’t live without?

A: My sunglasses and my Ruffles Cheddar and Sour Cream chips

Q: What is something that you are proud of about yourself?

A: That I beat breast cancer and I’m now 19 years cancer free

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