Jim Cedar joined Fire-Dex in October 2017 as our Regional Sales Manager for the Mid-America territory, covering Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Jim also served in the volunteer fire service for almost ten years, which includes severals years as a NYS EMT. Get to know a little more about Jim!
What’s the best thing that happened to you this week, either at work or outside of work?
We found our home church in our new town.
What is your favorite vacation destination?
My favorite vacation destination would be either the coast of Maine or the American Southwest.
What was the first concert you ever attended?
The Casting Crowns.
What are you most excited for Fire-Dex in 2018?
The growth of the TECGEN line.
What TV show are you embarrassed to admit that you watch?
None! I don’t embarrass easily...
What is the one thing you wish you’d known 20 years ago?
How much energy kids take!
If you were a baseball player, what song would you walk out to?
I would walk out to Back in Black by AC/DC.
What are 3 things people don’t know about you and may be surprised to learn?
- I was a pastor for 9 years.
- I am originally from Tucson, Arizona.
- I was a volunteer firefighter and EMT.
What is your favorite movie of all time?
What do you love most about your job?
Getting to interact with firefighters and the fire service.
If you were stranded on an island and could only have THREE things, what would they be?
My bible, sunscreen, and a comfy chair!
What career advice would you give to new college grads or other job seekers searching for their first career opportunity?
Never burn your bridges! Be kind and take responsibility for all that you do.