This month we are sitting down with employee Tom Townsend. Tommy has been working in our parts department for 19 years. He started off at our Buick location and moved to our Kia location a few years ago. We have our usual questions for Tommy.
VanDevere: Hi Tommy, thank you for chatting with us today. Congrats on 19 years! What is the best part of your job?
Tommy: The appreciation I receive for a job well done and helping the customers and the techs.
VanDevere: What is the best thing about VanDevere?
Tommy: The new challenges I face every day and the family/home away from home atmosphere.
VanDevere: We hear family a lot when we ask that question. Must be why it is #1 on our core values. What 3 words would you use to describe VanDevere?
Tommy: Family, camaraderie, and acceptance
VanDevere: We feel that! Enough about work, what do you like to do for fun?
Tommy: I enjoy watching sports, spending time with my family and going to the beach.
VanDevere: Sounds relaxing! What inspires you?
Tommy: Helping people!
VanDevere: Awesome, Tommy. Ok Fill in the blank: I once met__________!
Tommy: Hmmm, our hometown hero Lebron James!
VanDevere: That is pretty sweet! If you could pick one superpower, what would it be?
Tommy: X-ray vision, so I could see new things!
VanDevere: Do you have a favorite travel spot?
Tommy: I enjoy white sand beaches and I would love to see all the ones in America. There are some pretty nice ones in our country.
VanDevere: I am sure they are beautiful. Favorite place to eat in Akron.
VanDevere: You made it to the last question, what is your dream car?
Tommy: Well it used to be the Corvette, now it is a Bentley.
VanDevere: Very nice! Thank you for taking the time and for the 19 years of service you have given VanDevere!