Basketball has always been a big part of my life. I play it, coach it, talk it and watch it. It never gets old. That’s why this is such a fun time of year for me! NCAA® March Madness® takes over and everyone becomes a fan.

I might not have won any championships in college, but being a student-athlete helped me earn both a degree in economics and an MBA. Playing basketball also taught me the importance of teamwork, agility, problem-solving and other skills that I continue to rely on today as a manager on AT&T’s U-verse Operations Database and Infrastructure Services Team. We’re open 24/7, monitoring the network to help ensure nothing goes wrong. When it does, we’re quick to correct it for you, our customers.

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