Q: How long have you worked at Nordic Ware: Nearing my 43rd anniversary this year
Q: Your department/job: Safety & Environmental Affairs Manager
Q:Favorite thing about Nordic Ware or about your job in general? Working with the diverse younger generations of employees and continually learning.
Q: Favorite Nordic Ware product we make (or made)? Griddle King
Q: All-time favorite Bundt shape? It’s a Tie – Heritage Bundt & Original Bundt
Q: Proudest or most memorable moment during your time at Nordic Ware? (Where do I start?) Many years ago I represented the company at a committee hearing at our State Capital regarding environmental legislation. That experience was fun, scary and educational at the same time.
Q: First job/position at Nordic Ware? Coatings Line Operator, Second Shift…in 1974!
Q: Your interests/hobbies outside of work? Gardening, photography, kayaking
Q: Any secret talents or super powers? Sorry, top secret. . .
Q: On working in American Manufacturing: It is bothersome to hear in the media that manufacturing is practically non-existent in America. I feel our challenge as “baby-boomers” is to bring younger generations of workers into manufacturing where there are good challenging careers and benefits. Technology is everywhere in manufacturing these days and melding the knowledge of the older workforce with the younger generations is exciting!