#EmployeeSpotlight on La’Keitha Whicker

La’Keitha is currently a team member in our Southern Georgia market and has been working at Mattress Firm since 2015. Through her time here, La’Keitha has had the opportunity to grow in her career by taking on multiple roles. Her most recent role, Sales Trainer, equips new hires with the education, resources and training they need to become successful.

What factor(s) made you want to initially join Mattress Firm?

  • The honesty and integrity of the company, after speaking with one of the managers, drew me in. I loved how she spoke with passion about her position, her company and her team members.

What factor(s) keep you at Mattress Firm?

  • My work has a special purpose. I’m a sleep doctor! Being able to provide a solution for my guest to improve their sleep, I know I’m also helping them improve their life.

What do you feel has been your biggest success at Mattress Firm?

  • Taking over the new role as the new hire sales trainer; it feels great knowing I get to help with the growth of our company’s new family members!

What advice would you give to a Mattress Firm new hire?

  • Believe in yourself. Be patient. Smile. Learning your sales style takes time it does not happen overnight, so remember practice makes perfect. Most importantly don’t be scared to ask for help.

What do you enjoy most about working for Mattress Firm?

  • I love that support that my company and team provides. My company supplies me with the tools I need to be a better sleep expert. That, in turn, helps me to better serve my guest to help improve their lives through sleep. Watching them walk out the door smiling brings joy to my heart!

Being a part of this company allows me to continue making memorable experiences and I am so grateful to be a part of my Mattress Firm family. I was previously seeking a company that puts their guests and employees first and now that I have found it at Mattress Firm, I want to share my experience with the world!


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