Meet OceanFirst’s WaveMaker of the Month – Tanika Brock

October 4, 2021

We’re pleased to highlight our OceanFirst Bank colleagues who are making a difference with the Foundation’s nonprofit partners – we call them the “WaveMakers” and they’re extraordinary leaders and volunteers.

How long have you been a member of the OceanFirst Bank team?

I’ve been a member of the OceanFirst Bank Team for 7 years and am a Branch Operations Support Specialist.

What has been your favorite volunteer activity – and why?  

My favorite volunteer activity has been doing our Annual Coat Drive because, I love being a blessing to people but especially to those who are less fortunate in our communities.

What has volunteering taught you?   

Volunteering has taught me the importance of being humble and grateful. It has also taught me new skills as well as discovering some of my hidden talents.

If you wrote a book, what would you title it?

“How I turned my Fears into Reality”.

Who would play you in a movie about your life? 

Any of my 3 beautiful daughters could play me in a movie about my life.

What was the last book you read?  

Joyce Meyers “Do It Afraid”.

If you had one day left to live, how would spend it?

If I had one day left to live it would be with my family.

What is your favorite quote?  

Never Stop Dreaming and Believing.



Do you sing in the shower, the car, or both?  


Are you a morning person or a night owl?


What was the last thing that made you laugh?


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