Q&A With Fire-Dex
Lindsey Anderson recently joined the Fire-Dex team in April 2018 as our Quality and Compliance Coordinator. She develops, implements, and manages quality control system product specifications. Lindsey holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering from The Ohio State University. Get to know more about Lindsey below!
Jared Harmon recently joined the Fire-Dex Family as an Operations Management Trainee, and is training to become a leader within our Operations Department. He holds a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in International Business with a minor in Spanish and a MBA in Management from Baldwin Wallace University. Read on to learn more about Jared!
Adam Hogan joined the Fire-Dex team in January as a Regional Sales Manager covering the Southeast Territory (Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina). In addition, he manages national accounts, e-commerce, catalog, and military accounts. Adam has a passion for the industry, stemming from 16 years of working as a Firefighter, with 11 years of service in the city of Birmingham, Alabama. Read on to get to know more about Adam!
Rose Warington joined the Fire-Dex Family in January 2017 as a Customer Service Representative, covering territories for Tory King and Bruce Scheck, which include South Central States and the Great Lakes Territory. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Applied Business from Ohio Business College and brings over fifteen years of customer service experience, eight of those years in a manufacturing environment. Let’s get to know a little more about Rose!
Jim Cedar joined Fire-Dex in October 2017 as our Regional Sales Manager for the Mid-America territory, covering Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Jim also served in the volunteer fire service for almost ten years, which includes severals years as a NYS EMT. Get to know a little more about Jim!
Michelle Slawson is a key member of the Fire-Dex Customer Service Team. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Heidelberg College and resides in Medina, Ohio with her husband, Oliver and two sons, Carson and Parker. Let’s get to know Michelle a little better.
What’s the best thing that happened to you this week, either at work or outside of work?
My 2.5 year old slept all night!
What is your favorite vacation destination?
My favorite vacation destination would have to be Destin, Florida.
What was the first concert you ever attended?
The U2 Joshua Tree Tour in 1987.
What are you most excited for Fire-Dex in 2018?
I am very excited for our growth this year.
What TV show are you embarrassed to admit that you watch?
What is the one thing you wish you’d known 20 years ago?
Nothing I knew everything 20 years ago! 🙂
If you were a baseball player, what song would you walk out to?
I would walk out to Hypnotize by Notorious BIG.
What are 3 things people don’t know about you and may be surprised to learn?
- I am the handyman in my house.
- My husband is English.
- I love to cook.
What is your favorite movie of all time?
What do you love most about your job?
The great people I work with!
If you were stranded on an island and could only have THREE things, what would they be?
Pizza, beer, and a radio!
What career advice would you give to new college grads or other job seekers searching for their first career opportunity?
Do what you love!
Amanda Yandell is the newest addition to the Fire-Dex marketing team, joining in September 2017 as our Digital Marketing Specialist. Amanda holds a Bachelor’s Degree from The Ohio State University and resides in Wakeman, Ohio with her husband, Adam (a local firefighter and paramedic) and daughter, Quinn (9-months). Continue reading to learn more about Amanda.
Jamie Marks joined Fire-Dex in December 2016 as our Human Resources Manager and has been an excellent addition to the Fire-Dex family. Before joining our team, she earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Ohio University with a concentration in Human Resources. Let’s take a moment to get to know Jamie a little better in this Fire-Dex Q&A.
Regional Sales Manager Rob Milideo joined Fire-Dex in May and serves Territory 45 (T45) which covers Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. He previously sold Fire-Dex gear and products with First Due Emergency Services and most recently The Nat Alexander Fire Equipment Co. He is a lifelong member of the Washington Township Fire Department. Get to know more about Rob below in this Q&A.
Stacy Foster joined Fire-Dex in June of 1998 as a Sewer on the Liners team. She worked up to Production Supervisor and eventually became responsible for all Fire-Dex product changes. Stacy was promoted to Assistant Product Manager in January of 2016. We recently sat down with Stacy to catch up. Read and enjoy!
Larry Bucher joined Fire-Dex in August 2016 as our Regional Sales Manager for the Southwest States, covering California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and Hawaii. Prior to joining the Fire-Dex team, he worked alongside current Fire-Dex Director of Marketing Todd Herring at TECGEN PPE. Larry holds a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University. We recently sat down with Larry to catch up.