Why did you join Air Products?
Air Products has a wonderful reputation in the community I grew up in, and I always viewed working at Air Products as a privilege.
Why do you love working at Air Products? What is it that keeps you working at Air Products?
I am challenged every day, which keeps me engaged. My manager is extremely supportive and a wonderful coach. The Sales Reps on my team are hardworking and energetic. My peers are invested in the overall team’s success, not just their own. Winning combination!
Please describe your career at Air Products to date.
I began my career as a part time Customer Service Representative, moved up in that department and then transitioned into our Electronics division, worked there as a liaison between Electronics Customer Service and our Electronics plants. Then I worked as a Sales Rep for 8 years, moved into our Law Department for 4 years, and now I’m back in Sales as a manager.
Tell me about the most intriguing/satisfying thing(s) you’ve been involved in since you’ve been at Air Products.
My current role, leading a team, is the most intriguing and satisfying. The fact that my company trusts me to lead others is motivating, I take the responsibility seriously and I’m enjoying it very much.
What career advice would you give to those just starting out in their engineering careers?
Be open to advice from others, and not just those who are more senior than you are. Everyone has something to offer. Be open to strategic lateral career moves, which will help broaden your skillset and prepare you for your next role.
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