Meet a Geek: Pebby Garner

January 27, 2017



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We at OIT were curious about how well we really know our colleagues. In this blog post series, we'll interview the many faces of OIT to get a better understanding of the people who work with technology at UTSA.

So now let's meet Information Security Specialist Pebby Garner!


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Full name/nickname(s):

Pebby Lynn Garner, (only special people call me “Pebbles”)

Job title:

Information Security Specialist

On a typical day on the job, I...

deal with Frank

My family consists of...

my daughter, son-in-law, and the most handsome grandson.

My kids are….

motivated to keep improving themselves.

My parents used to say…

Mom: Go ask your Dad. Dad: Go ask your Mom.

Pets and/or other varmints...

13-year old calico cat and 2 dogs (the dogs are actually my daughter’s but since I live with them, the dogs claim me as well)

Time at UTSA (including school and work)...

18 years, 4 months, and 19 days (but who’s counting?)

In my spare time I like to...

what spare time? (Seriously, I like to sew, stamp, read, watch TV)

Favorite pieces of clothing...

anything comfortable

Favorite food and/or restaurant...

too many

Star Wars or Star Trek?

Star Trek

Favorite TV show...

Fixer Upper

Favorite movie...

too many to name

Favorite candy bar...

Tootsie Rolls

Favorite ice cream flavor...

Caramel Pecan Turtle

Favorite cereal...

Basic 4

Favorite cake…

Italian Cream Cake

Favorite place to visit or vacation...

haven’t found it yet

I'm currently listening to...

Pandora

In the past year, I...

moved in with my daughter, became more involved with Toastmasters

In the coming year, I...

plan on continuing with Toastmasters

Right now I am reading...

The 5 Love Languages, Singles edition