Employee Spotlight: Mike “BK” Anthony

On this episode of VanDevere Employee spotlight, we are sitting down with Special Finance Manager, Mike Anthony. But he is known around here at BK. BK has been with us for 21 years! Congratulations and thank you for all you do! BK works with banks to help people with special finance needs get approved for a new vehicle. Let’s learn more about Mike!

VanDevere: Hi BK, congrats on 21 years with VanDevere. What is the best thing about your job?

BK: Thank you. It would be teaching the new sales associates.

VanDevere: That is a very important job in the sales department. What is the best thing about VanDevere?

BK: That would be the values and how upper managers treat the employees.

VanDevere: We do hear a lot about the values that the company has. What 3 words describe

BK: Easy… Friendly, Fair and Family.

VanDevere: Family seems to be the most consistent answer to that question. Enough about work,
what do you like to do when not at work?

BK: I enjoy music, playing and recording it.

VanDevere: We heard you were a bit of a music man. What inspires you?

BK: Music inspires me.

VanDevere: Awesome. Fill in the blank: I once met _______________.

BK: I met radio personality, John Lanagan, at the HOF Parade. My mom was a big fan so I
recorded him saying “Hi” to my mom.

VanDevere: That is super sweet. We bet she loved that. If you could have one superpower; what
would it be?

BK: I would want super brain power.

VanDevere: Nice! What is your favorite travel spot:

BK: The Outer Banks.

VanDevere: We hear that is a beautiful place. What is your favorite place to eat?

BK: You have to try Mrs. Yoder’s kitchen in Mt. Hope.

VanDevere: It sounds like it would be great food. Normally we ask about your dream car, but since
you are so into music, how about your dream guitar?

BK: My dream guitar is the 1957 Gibson Les Paul.

VanDevere: Sweet. Thank you for your time and on 21 years here.