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Our Values

Our Values

At Midwest Transplant Network, our core values are REAL – Respect, Excellence, Accountability and Leadership. As a team, we live these values everyday, fostering a work environment we are all proud to celebrate. We also believe in recognizing our employees for embracing and exemplifying our values with our REAL awards. REAL winners, like the ones shown below, are nominated by their peers for outstanding performance in the REAL categories.

Respect

Our team members have built a strong foundation of support and compassion. We foster a sensitive and accepting environment that promotes honest communication, active listening and a deep sense of trust. By embracing our differences and sharing our strengths, we promote individual empowerment and team rapport.

“Schuylar Duncan deserves to be recognized because he is always willing to help his peers and is all around a team player. He is always so proactive with his training and eager to learn new things. He is the first-person people think of to call when they need help in the suite. It is a pleasure to work with him as he always has a positive can-do attitude.”

Excellence

We attain a high rate of achievement and success for our organization by meeting and exceeding proactive goals that we set together, centered on the overall mission and vision of Midwest Transplant Network. Our employees elevate and challenge each other, setting a positive tone as we strive for the highest standards. Collaboration is key to continuous growth and finding workable solutions that benefit our teams and partners.

“Lisa Nolke embodies MTN’s culture: She is warm, honest, hard-working, friendly, smart, and funny, with excellent problem-solving skills and the willingness to lend a hand in any situation. She makes the most out of every project and meeting, providing helpful insights and going the extra mile to understand and address problems, even if they are beyond her area of expertise. Her thoughtful, caring nature combined with her vast skills and sharp wit make her a true joy to work with.”

Excellence

We attain a high rate of achievement and success for our organization by meeting and exceeding proactive goals that we set together, centered on the overall mission and vision of Midwest Transplant Network. Our employees elevate and challenge each other, setting a positive tone as we strive for the highest standards. Collaboration is key to continuous growth and finding workable solutions that benefit our teams and partners.

“Lisa Nolke embodies MTN’s culture: She is warm, honest, hard-working, friendly, smart, and funny, with excellent problem-solving skills and the willingness to lend a hand in any situation. She makes the most out of every project and meeting, providing helpful insights and going the extra mile to understand and address problems, even if they are beyond her area of expertise. Her thoughtful, caring nature combined with her vast skills and sharp wit make her a true joy to work with.”

Accountability

We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards, always interacting with honesty and transparency. As we are answerable for our actions and those of our teams, we honor our commitments to each other and our professional partners. We take ownership of the organization’s mission with personal responsibility, integrity and resourcefulness.

“Lisa Cummins exemplifies accountability in our department in so many ways. When she commits to something she always follows through. She is always willing to take on new projects and she’s extremely attentive to details including documentation and communication. She takes pride in not just doing the job but doing it right and doing it to the very best of her ability. She’s one in a million and her accountability and work ethic can’t be matched.”

Leadership

Our leaders offer meaningful feedback and support to mentor and encourage their teammates. We cultivate relationships and strengthen teams with effective, professional communication, and by providing the tools and resources to help others reach their highest potential. Leadership sets the example for the entire team with their dedicated work ethic and their respectful personal interactions.

“Mary Mueller has been there to encourage, help and provide an example from the first day I walked into my role as a preservationist. She is constantly setting a standard of excellence by coming in off call or during off hours to help. Mary is a fantastic team member and couldn’t be happier to call her a coworker.”

Leadership

Our leaders offer meaningful feedback and support to mentor and encourage their teammates. We cultivate relationships and strengthen teams with effective, professional communication, and by providing the tools and resources to help others reach their highest potential. Leadership sets the example for the entire team with their dedicated work ethic and their respectful personal interactions.

“Mary Mueller has been there to encourage, help and provide an example from the first day I walked into my role as a preservationist. She is constantly setting a standard of excellence by coming in off call or during off hours to help. Mary is a fantastic team member and couldn’t be happier to call her a coworker.”