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Meet the #FireDexFamily: Marcus Brinkley

Get to Know Marcus!

Marcus joined Fire-Dex in 2022 as Training and Development Specialist at our Pelham, GA location. He is responsible for overall safety in the plant and managing our training and onboarding requirements in the Pelham facility. He also is a production supervisor in the TECGEN51 value stream, working closely with the team leader to ensure we are safely and efficiently meeting our KPI's.

 
What are 3 things people don't know about you and may be surprised to learn?
  1. I have a passion for buying, selling and planting timber. 
  2. I volunteer in the Cairo High School Football press box on Friday night games as a spotter for the announcer.
  3. I spend a lot of time outside of work volunteering to raise money for people in need.
 
What is the coolest thing about your job and why? 

Getting to see how turnout gear is made and understanding some of the research and development that has gone into our design. Having spent several years donning firefighter PPE, I now get to see cutting edge products and understand how they can save the lives of my brothers and sisters that are still fighting fires daily. It truly excites me to wake up and come to work every day. That is a feeling that I haven't felt in many years.

 
What is your #1 recommended TV show or movie? 

UGA football on Saturdays 🏈

 
How do you relax in the evenings or on the weekends? 

I spend time in the woods cruising timber or sitting on the couch with the family watching Georgia Football!

 

What's your favorite family tradition?

Christmas Eve riding around looking at Christmas lights.

 

How would your friends describe you?

Loyal, honest, Christian, hard working and funny. 

 

What's the last book you read? 

Happy, Happy, Happy...My life and Legacy as the Duck Commander by Phil Robertson

 

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

Ribeye steak 

 

If you could live anywhere on this planet, where would you choose to live?

Smokey Mountains in Tennessee ⛰️

 

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

Electrical tradesman 

 

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