Sales Representative Katlin Jeffcoat was nominated by Business Office Manager Sheila Hebert for living the SMS mission.
Sheila says, “I find Katlin’s approach to his work and co-workers to be honest and straightforward. He has demonstrated a high degree of professionalism in his willingness to adapt to changes in daily routines and procedures. His desire and commitment to propel our mutual efforts of promoting the ONE TEAM, ONE MISSION culture shows in his dedication and work ethic. He is a respected member of the team and is a pleasure to work with.”
We sat down with Katlin to find out how he lives the SMS mission. He loves coaching his son’s baseball team, steak and spending time with his family.
AC: Describe a typical day at work.
KJ: The majority of my work is done on the road. I spend a lot of time on the phone with clients staffing inspection positions.
AC: How do you get pumped up for the day?
KJ: By knowing that the employees in the field depend on me to keep them busy.
AC: What was the best vacation you have ever taken?
KJ: The beach spending time with my family.
AC: Describe yourself in one sentence.
KJ: Hardworking and passionate
AC: What is your favorite thing about your job?
KJ: Being able to provide jobs for my guys.
AC: What food could you live on for a month?
AC: How do you stay motivated at work?
KJ: By knowing there are people depending on me, and always wanting to strive to be better in my career.
AC: What has been the most fulfilling moment in your career so far?
KJ: When Liberty merged with SMS
AC: Who would play you in a movie?
KJ: George Strait
AC: Tell us about a moment that changed your life.
KJ: Becoming a Dad
AC: What would be your advice for future [safety professionals]?
KJ: Always lookout for yourself and others while working on the job
AC: What is your favorite activity outside of work?
KJ: Coaching my son’s baseball team
AC: Name one book that inspired you professionally.
KJ: Pitch Anything
AC: Which talent or superpower would you most like to have and why?
KJ: Going back in time to visit the ones I miss and love
AC: What was the best advice you were ever given?
KJ: Always be responsible, never settle, and work hard for what you have.
AC: Do you have any pets? What are their nicknames?
KJ: One dog, Ash is his name
AC: A penguin walks through the door right now wearing a sombrero. What does he say and why is he here?
KJ: Hola Vaquero