August 22, 2017
August Employee of the Month
Chief has launched an initiative to strengthen our team atmosphere with a monthly featured employee. This exercise will not only allow us to grow as unit but will allow our customers and vendors to learn a little more about us!
Our August Employee of the Month is Antonio (Tony) Cardenas. Tony is a Customer Support Specialist and has been with Chief for six years.
Where did you grow up?: Mexico
When are you the happiest?: When I spend time with my family and friends. I usually only get to see them once a year. I also love the time when I'm working out/running/golfing, pretty much anytime I'm playing sports
What was your childhood nickname?: Tochis
What is something you are very proud of?: I was able to leave home to come to the States when I was 17 and help provide for my family.
What's the one TV show you never miss?: Modern Family
What is your biggest pet peeve?: Clapping at the end of a movie in theater, never understood that one.
What's your go-to karaoke song?: I'm sorry I don't sing, OK maybe a Mana song
What is your favorite food?: Corundas/ Banana Leaf tamale
Who did you first see live concert?: Gun's & Rose
Which actor or actress would play you in the movie of your life?: Gael Garcia Bernal
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? Why? : Greece/ Food , Peru/ Machu-Picchu
What part of your current job is your favorite?: The interaction with the customers
What did you want to be when you were young?: Graphic designer
What is the best gift you have ever been given? : Fairness
How many siblings do you have?: 4 brothers and 1 sister
Where do you see yourself in 5 years? : In a new home somewhere closer from work/ with a lot of travel (trips) on my record see list below: Greece Peru Australia (again) Chile Spain
What is your favorite family tradition? : Family meals, lots of laughter