Employee Spotlight: Kristin West, Jonesboro Area Manager



D:          What is your role at DOW?

KW:       Jonesboro Area Manager.

D:          How do you balance your career at DOW and family?

KW:       It is very hard to balance both, however, when you have a great team you can make it happen.

D:          What drew you to DOW originally?

KW:       I had an eye for detail and loved to clean.

D:          How has DOW changed since you started?

KW:       We have learned from our mistakes and made a better team because of those mistakes. We are a family, not just employees and co-workers.

D:          What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most?

KW:        I love being able to see my customers happy and also showing my employees that I  will be there to help with any job.

D:          What do you like most about your job?

KW:       Being driven to make sure every job is done 100%.

D:         What’s on your wish list for the next 10 years at DOW?

KW:       I wish to grow my area from 30 to 80 accounts.

D:          What advice do you have for prospective DOW employees?

KW:       Always give 100% no matter what!

D:          If you could change one thing about working at DOW, what would it be?

KW:        I want to see people show us, janitors, more respect than what they do.                         

D:           What’s your motto or personal mantra?

KW:        When life gives you a lemon, make lemonade.

D:           Tell us three things most people don’t know about you...                         

KW:       I have 8 siblings, I love being outside, and my whole family races stock cars.

D:          Tell us a little about yourself…

KW:        I am easy to get along with as long as you keep it real with me.  I have a beautiful daughter, Amya, that changed my life and gave me a purpose to live.

D:          What are three career lessons you’ve learned thus far?

KW:        I never had patience before joining the DOW team, I’ve learned to be more friendly and to smile more.

D:          What have you always wanted to try and have not?

KW:        Skydiving.

D:          What do you like to do in your spare time?

KW:        I enjoy going to the race track and racing our stock car! 

D:           What do you do on your days off?

KW:        I love to BBQ & to have fun with friends.

D:           What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?

KW:        Hotdogs & Mayo

D:           What is your favorite thing to do in the wonderful city of Jonesboro?

KW:        Go to our local race track

D:           What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this?

KW:        I’d love to open another restaurant like we had before my dad sold ours.

D:           What’s your favorite place to eat?

KW:         LongHorn Steak House

D:           Where is the best place you’ve traveled to and why?

KW:        Myrtle Beach, South Carolina because I was able to spend time with my family on the beach and at the amusement park!

                                                                                                                                                      

 


 

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