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 Human Resources, Training and Special Events at BeMobile. Traci is married and has three children. She enjoys being involved at UND, in her church, sports and activities with her kids, family time and reading. Traci’s husband is also a UND graduate and farms near East Grand Forks, MN. Traci’s knowledge of agriculture may be impressive, but they still won’t let her drive any farm vehicles.
Aly Apuzzo – Human Resource Generalist
Aly was born and raised in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico and later moved to Brooklyn, NY where she later joined the Navy. She has worked for the Department of Defense for the 7 years; her background is in healthcare management and human resources with an emphasis on employee relations. Aly holds a Bachelor’s in Behavioral Science and a Master in Public Administration. She loves building relationships, coaching and mentoring. Aly, her husband Mark and 2 children enjoy the outdoors, camping, biking and traveling.
Tenniel Winger – Human Resource Coordinator
Tenniel grew up and graduated high school in Fisher, Minnesota. She graduated from the University of Minnesota Crookston in December 2019 with a Bachelor’s in Health Management. She is married to her husband, Corey, and together they have a 3-year-old daughter and two dogs. Tenniel enjoys spending time with her family. Summer is their favorite time of the year because they love grilling steaks and burgers and sitting on the deck.
Rachel Gunderson – Human Resources Coordinator
Rachel grew up in Halstad, MN and lived in Montevideo, MN for 7 years, before moving to East Grand Forks, MN in 2015. Rachel started at BeMobile as an Administrative Assistant until her promotion in 2019 to Human Resources. She graduated from MSCTC-Moorhead with an Administrative Assistant Degree. Rachel and her husband, Nick, have two kids – Aiden and Noah. They enjoy spending time with family and friends, going to the lake, traveling and spending time at sporting events.
Corbin Butters – Administrative Assistant
Corbin’s favorite books are the: Myst Series by Rand Miller and David Wingrove. He enjoys 3D printing, electronics repair, and growing house plants and vegetables with hydroponics. Corbin is also interested in how things are built both by hand and with factory machinery.
Samal Mahanama – Corporate Trainer
Samal is originally from Sri Lanka; born and raised in the city of Colombo, he has an MBA from the University of Mary in Bismarck and a BA 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.
Jessie Casey – Corporate Trainer
Jessie was born and raised in Dubuque, IA and has been moving all across the midwest since she was twelve years old. She attended college in La Crosse, WI where she studied Business Management. Jessie started her career with BeMobile in 2015 as a Sales Partner in our La Crosse, WI location where she went on to become the Store Leader. Jessie likes to spend her free time with her significant other, friends, and children. Other hobbies include building Gundam replicas, watching anime or K Dramas, and being outdoors. Jessie’s top bucket list item is to travel to South Korea.