Regional Sales Manager Rob Milideo joined Fire-Dex in May and serves Territory 45 (T45) which covers Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. He previously sold Fire-Dex gear and products with First Due Emergency Services and most recently The Nat Alexander Fire Equipment Co. He is a lifelong member of the Washington Township Fire Department. Get to know more about Rob below in this Q&A.
What’s the best thing that happened to you this week, either at work or outside of work?
I booked a trip to Europe with my family for 2018.
What is your favorite vacation destination?
Maine. My wife and I travel down the coast, stopping in several towns and enjoying the local hospitality.
What is the one thing you wish you’d known 20 years ago?
Actually 30 years ago...that I would pursue a career as a firefighter.
What are 3 things people don’t know about you and may be surprised to learn?
- I own a 1969 Fiat 50
- I am a New Jersey State Lacrosse Official
- I am a member of the New Jersey Interscholastic Lacrosse Officials Association executive board
What is your favorite app?
What is your favorite movie of all time?
What are you most excited for Fire-Dex in 2017?
Being new, I am looking forward to taking my territory to new heights.
What song makes you want to “bust a move” when you hear it on your device or radio?
“I Gotta Feeling” by the Black Eyed Peas
What do you love most about your job?
Meeting new firefighters from different parts of the region.
What is one device can you not live without?
My iPad. I can't be away from home without Facetime.
If you were stranded on an island and could only have THREE things, what would they be?
- A bottle of Captain Morgan
- Cheese Curls
- White Chocolate Kit Kats
What career advice would you give to new college grads or other jobseekers seeking their first career gig?
Be patient. It's okay to start at the bottom and work your way up the ladder.