Q: What is your current position at Russco?
A: Bid Coordinator
Q: How long have you worked for Russco?
A: Seems like forever! Just kidding…since Dec. 2014
Q: Can you recall the exact moment you knew you wanted to work in the construction industry?
A: Never knew I wanted to work in the construction industry until I started at Russco:)
Q: What would I find in your refrigerator right now?
A: Tequila , Bourbon, steak tips, and rice.
Q: What has been your biggest achievement at Russco?
A: Matt and Russ having the faith in me to attempt transitioning from Bid Coordinator to Estimator.
Q: A penguin walks through your office door right now wearing a sombrero. What does he say and why is he here?
A: A Mexican Penguin? A bit contradictory but he better be saying lets go grab some ice cold Corona Light and Tacos!!!
Q: Do you believe in the Lochness Monster?
A: I think that if it did exist modern technology would’ve proven it beyond a reasonable doubt by now but anything is possible.
Q: Russco offers you CEO for the day, what would you do?
A: Get windows that open in the office! Fresh air is good for the soul! Give myself my own office!
Q: What song best describes your work ethic?
A: Well the song that popped into my head is “Working 9-5” By Dolly Parton.( You know you’re silently singing it!) Doesn’t really describe my work ethic though. I would describe myself as dedicated, honest and trustworthy. If there was a song that describes that then, that’s what it would be.
Q: What major evolutions do you foresee for the construction industry?
A: Just a lot more in the way of modern technology…less paper, and programs to streamline progress.
Q: Three things you can't live without - excluding people...
A: Blood, Brain, Heart
Q: What advice would you give a new Bid Coordinator starting with Russco?
A: Don’t be afraid to ask questions, take risks, and to go above and beyond what is expected of you. They do take notice and appreciate it.
Q: What’s your favorite tool?
A: GOOGLE!...Google knows everything!
Q: Tell us something most people don’t know about you.
A: I can be shy and reserved when out of my element.
Great interview Melissa! We are excited to see more from you in the future. - Russco, Inc.