Congratulations to SMS Standout Barrett Brasseux for being recognized for excellent performance. Barrett was recently reassigned as a Project Manager for Covid Vaccine sites in Colorado. This is something a little out of his realm but has taken on the challenge without any hesitation and excelled tremendously! Barrett has taken on extra responsibilities from the client and always has a company and client-first mentality. Great teamwork, Barrett.
We spoke to Barrett about a day in his life.
A.A. Describe a typical day at work.
B.B. I always start my day, with a call to my logistics coordinator and inventory specialist, who assist in getting the day started. Then, I contact our client for a count of vaccines that are needed and pick up supplies to set up our vaccination site. The rest of the day is spent working to vaccinate residents and ending with a short meeting with the group.
A.A. What was the best vacation you have ever taken?
B.B. A trip to Disney World with my wife, two daughters and my brother and his family.
A.A. Describe yourself in one sentence.
B.B. A dedicated husband, father and team player on the job.
A.A. What is your favorite thing about your job?
B.B. The people around me.
A.A. What food could you live on for a month?
A.A. Do you have a side hustle, hobby, or volunteer group that you’re involved in outside of work? What else do you spend your time doing?
B.B. Outside of work, I like to hang out with friends, family, play golf, work in the yard and build things.
A.A. How do you stay motivated at work?
B.B. Knowing that I am providing for my family.
A.A. What has been the most fulfilling moment in your career so far?
B.B. Surviving a helicopter crash.
A.A. Who would play you in a movie?
B.B. Bruce Willis.
A.A. Tell us about a moment that changed your life.
B.B. When I got married and had children.
A.A. What would be your advice for future [safety professionals]?
B.B. Love thy neighbor as yourself.
A.A. What is your favorite activity outside of work?
B.B. Playing golf.
A.A. Name one book that inspired you professionally.
B.B. How to Win Friends and Influence People.
A.A. Which talent or superpower would you most like to have and why?
B.B. Teleportation. I am always in a rush.
A.A. What was the best advice you were ever given?
B.B. Hard work pays off.
A.A. Do you have a bucket list? What are the top 3 things on it?
Hit a hole in one.
Travel to Europe with my family.
Travel the United States with my wife.
A.A. Do you have any pets? What are their names?
B.B. A 17-year-old Maltese named, Bentley. He is awesome.
A.A. A penguin walks through the door right now wearing a sombrero. What does he say and why is he here?
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