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Meet the #FireDexFamily: Kelly Varwig, Regional Sales Manager

Kelly joined the Fire-Dex team in February of 2020 as Regional Sales Manager exclusively for the state of Texas. Before Fire-Dex, he was a co-partner at Max-Air in Kerrville Texas. He also previously spent over 20 years in the fire service in Texas and Colorado. He was blessed to be a part of several organizations with common values and superb leadership similar to Fire-Dex's. Learn more about Kelly below in his Q&A.

What are 3 things people don’t know about you and may be surprised to learn?
  1. I have a weakness for Hostess "Zingers" (Chocolate only).
  2. I love to bake and cook.
  3. I have never met a stranger.

 

What is the coolest thing about your job and why?
The coolest thing about my job is I get to meet and talk to fire fighters all over the state of Texas.


Have you been anywhere recently for the first time?
Venice, Italy.

What show are you currently binge watching?
Yellowstone!

What's the best and worst advice you've ever received?
Best Advice: Never Burn Bridges.

Worst Advice: Go into the restaurant business, it will be fun they said.


How do you relax after a hard day of work or on the weekends?
Mow the yard and sit on our patio with my wife.

 

What's the craziest thing you've ever done?

You have no idea!

 

Imagine you could step in a teleport for a day and go to any place and time in history. Where and when would you travel to?
For one day, November 25th 1971, the college football "Game of the Century" between Nebraska and Oklahoma.

 

What's your favorite family tradition?

Christmas Day afternoon movies.


If you had to eat one meal everyday for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Crawfish Etouffee with great french bread, and bread pudding with bourbon sauce.



What's the last book you read?
The Captured by Scott Zesch

 

What's your favorite happy hour drink?

Great real bourbon and water or an Old Fashion.

 

What's your favorite movie and why? (yes, you can only pick one!)

Dances with Wolves. It expresses my love for the simple lives of the American Indian and what true friendship means.


If you could bring back ANY fashion trend, what would it be?

Flannel, I love flannel.

 

What is your favorite song to "bust a move" to?

Bust a Move, Young MC.


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

Be debt free.

 

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

That's easy, On how to give a 30 minute presentation!

 

What was the worst haircut you ever had?

The Ol bowl cut by my sainted mother.


Where is your dream vacation spot?

Viking River Cruise in the fall, all over central Europe.

 

What irrational fear do you have?

Living an unfinished life.


What is your most used emoji?

Two Hearts.


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

Mind Reading.

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