Jackie joined Fire-Dex in May of 2013 as a Customer Service Representative and was promoted to Sales Administrator at the start of 2017. Jackie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Ohio State University. We recently sat down with Jackie to catch up and get to know her a little better.
What is the best thing that happened to you this week, either at work or outside of work?
I got to hang out with both of my nieces and nephews over the weekend!
What is your favorite vacation destination?
Nashville is one of my favorite places. I love that you can go into any bar on the strip at any time of day and hear live music... so much talent!
What is the one thing you wish you’d known 20 years ago?
I wish I'd known how quickly time passes and to not grow up so fast! Live for the moment!
What are 3 things people don’t know about you and may be surprised to learn?
1. I absolutely HATE ketchup although I've never actually tried it, and I never will!
2. I met my husband when I was 14 but we didn't start dating until 13 years later.
3. I have an irrational fear of falling down in public, which is one of the reasons I rarely wear heels.
What is your favorite app?
Waze or Google Maps. I have absolutely no sense of direction and would have no idea how to get anywhere without them!
What is your favorite movie of all time?
What are you most excited for Fire-Dex in 2017?
I am excited to be a part of the continued growth of Fire-Dex and our role as a leader in the industry focusing on health and safety.
What song makes you want to “bust a move” when you hear it on your device or radio?
I'm more likely to sing at the top of my lungs in the car by myself with the windows up than I am to bust a move but I will dance at weddings and one song I would pick is "Yea" byUsher.
What do you love most about your job?
I love the people I work with.
What one device can you not live without?
My phone - not for actual phone calls, but mostly for apps and texting.
If you were stranded on an island and could only have THREE things, what would they be?
1. My family (if only one member I guess my husband LOL)
2. My dog Roxy
3. Cell phone
What career advice would you give to new college grads or other jobseekers seeking their first career gig?
Don't be afraid to aim high, even if you don't think you have a chance, apply anyways and go after what you want.