Human Resources and Training Teams
Traci Kovar – Director of Happiness
Traci Kovar was born and raised in Grand Forks, ND. She graduated from the University of North Dakota with a B.S. in Business Administration in Marketing and Management. Traci has been working with BeMobile since 2001 and oversees the Human Resources, Training and Special Events departments at BeMobile. Traci is married and has three children. She enjoys being involved in sports and activities with her kids, family time and reading. Traci’s husband is a farmer and her “ag talk” may entertain you but they still won’t let her drive any farm vehicles. Traci dreams of traveling the world and learning great new dance moves to bring back to corporate events.
Jessica Sayer – Human Resource Generalist
Jessica was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, but has lived in various parts of the country. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from Southern New Hampshire University, and has also worked in HR positions in her prior employment. In her free time Jessica loves running, cooking, and traveling. Her favorite place she has traveled to is Greece.
Stephanie Hoffman – Human Resource Coordinator
Stephanie is originally from Florida and she is super excited about the winter in North Dakota! Stephanie has a very active 1-year old baby boy, 2 dogs, and 2 cats. Stephanie and her husband have a goal to run a half marathon in every state they live in. So far they have run 3 half marathon’s!
Travis Foster – Human Resource Coordinator
After 12 years of Active Duty in the Air Force, Travis is finishing up his Military career in the Air National Guard & started his civilian career in HR. Travis is a family man of 3 children; Brooke Garret, & Bodi & has the support of his beautiful wife Ally. His hobbies revolve around his family as he enjoys the outdoors, boating, fishing, hunting, golfing and softball. Travis enjoys long walks on the links with a cold beverage & enjoys the quiet on the back 40 of his family’s farm in Cass Lake, MN. His favorite color is orange and favorite teams are the MN Twins & Dallas Cowboys.
Linda Hoff – Administrative Assistant
Linda Hoff was born and raised in East Grand Forks, MN. She has previous experience as an Administrative Assistant working in the medical field, where she worked at the local Grand Forks hospital for 45 years! In her free time Linda is a hospice volunteer and is active with Altru’s Kid’s Grief Camp, and Camp Good Morning, chairing the arts and crafts area. Linda’s favorite “hang-outs” for shopping are Michael’s and Hobby Lobby — she is always looking for a new craft and sale items for camp! Linda enjoys reading, antiquing, and spending time with friends and family.
Samal Mahanama – Corporate Trainer
Samal is originally from Sri Lanka; born and raised in Colombo which is the capitol, he has an M.B.A from the University of Mary in Bismarck and a B.A in Marketing and Studio Art from Concordia College in Moorhead MN. Samal has been with BeMobile since August 2011 and climbed up the ranks from a part-time sales partner to Store Leader and then in 2014 became BeMobile’s 1st corporate trainer. He is Verizon Earn the Right Trainer certified as well as being a certified trainer for Vital Smart’s Crucial Accountability. His passion for training is evident in the new hire training program and the coaching moments he provides. Do not let the man bun throw you off-guard; he is disciple of the ‘Bemobile Way’.
Jessica Casey – Corporate Trainer
Jessie’s favorite color is gray. She has two young sons who keep her busy. Jessie is a fan of k-pop, k-dramas, and anime. She’s worked in the wireless industry since 2013 and her dream goal is to travel to South Korea one day.