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Meet the #FireDexFamily: Darrel McCartney, Production Supervisor

Darrel joined the Fire-Dex family in September 2019 as Production Supervisor. Before Fire-Dex, Darrel served in the Army as a Combat Medic, worked as a Problem Solver at McMaster-Carr, and worked for Biothane reworking their Shipping and Receiving department. Read more about Darrel below!

What are 3 things people don’t know about you and may be surprised to learn?

  1. I've jumped off multiple waterfalls.
  2. I have been in 3 countries in 1 day multiple times.
  3. I'm an avid hunter and fisherman.


What is your favorite thing about your job and why?

My favorite thing about my job is helping to develop people's careers.


Have you been anywhere recently for the first time?

Before I started at Fire-Dex I went to Oahu, Hawaii.


What show are you currently binge watching?



What's the best advice you've ever received? What about the worst advice?

Best: If you're going to do something do it right the first time, or don't do it at all. Worst: Play it Safe.


What are you reading right now?

Leadership by John C Maxwell.


How do you relax after a hard day of work or on the weekends?

Sit in my hot tub or go fishing.


What's your favorite family tradition?

Trips to West Virginia.


If you had to eat one meal everyday for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Gravy and Biscuits.


What's something you want to do in the next year that you've never done before?

Travel to Alaska or Africa.


If you had to delete all but 3 apps on your phone what would you keep?

ESPN, Robin Hood, Amazon.


What could you give a 30-minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation?



What was the worst haircut you ever had?

The 90's bowl cut.


Where is your dream vacation spot?

Bora Bora.


What irrational fear do you have?

Astraphobia- fear of lightning.


If you could pick up a new skill in an instant what would it be?

Programming skills.

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