Our Featured Employee for the month of October is Bud Smith. Bud is our Senior Support Technician, and he's been with the company for over 17 years!
Everyone calls you Bud, but what's your given first name.
It's Melvin. I'm a junior, but my dad didn't want to call me "Junior", so somehow I became "Bud".
What do you like most about your job?
Every week at the end of the week, even on a bad week, I go home feeling like I helped a whole bunch of people. And it's a good feeling.
What are your hobbies outside of work?
I spend a lot of time with my grandkids. I do a lot of PC and Xbox gaming. I mess around with RC stuff sometimes.
What are some of your favorite movies?
I like Sci Fi and Horror mostly. The Nightmare on Elm Street series is one of my favorites.
How about television shows?
I don't watch much TV, mostly just whatever my wife watches. Reality shows and sports.
Which teams do you like?
I root for the Bears and the Cubs, and I watch the Bulls occasionally too.
What is something interesting about you people may not know?
I actually have 4 relatives currently working at the company. My son and daughter, plus my sister-in-law and a cousin.