Our Blog series, “Meeting Maxons!” continues this week. We will hear from Greg, a Senior Project Manager, about his experiences at Maxons.
Q: How long have you been with Maxons?
A: 3 years
Q: Do you remember what your impressions were of the company after being here for about a month?
A: The company was full of very motivated, driven and they were a tight knit group of people. A group of people who try to enjoy themselves as hard as they work!
Q: What was the first thing you had to learn when joining the team?
A: Use of Xactimate.
Q: What is the most important thing you have learned since you have been here?
A: That you don’t have to ever feel like you are alone in something. There is always a person or a resource available for support.
Q: Why do you have a passion for this industry?
A: Enjoy the opportunity to help people on a daily basis.
Q: Which company core value speaks to you the most – and why?
A: Sincerity. Because I think the ability to go above and beyond is generated from a genuine sense of compassion and desire to help others.
Q: What is your favorite Maxons story?
A: I can’t think of a specific story – but I have an example of why Maxons is so special.
Damon always talks about making this company the best place he and his employees have ever worked. I think this is accomplished by having maintained the personal touches of a smaller company, while doing the work of a larger company. We handle some really large scale losses up into the 6 and 7 figures, and do it really well, making us have a great reputation in the industry. But internally we still maintain a small, mom-and-pop sense of individuality and attention to each other.
I see the difference with my wife’s employer (big financial firm), where employees are just a number. I remember as early as my first week when flowers were sent to my home welcoming me to the Maxons family, and as recent as last week, when gifts for my wife’s baby shower arrived at the house. These, and so many gestures in between, along with the summer outing, holiday party, and multiple celebratory gatherings in between, let employees know that their hard work is recognized, and that they are appreciated and valued. And that’s a pretty good story if you ask me.