Spotlight on Glen Havard

glenn-h-spotlight-imageWhat department do you work in?
Quality Control

What’s your current position/title?
Quality Assurance/Quality Control Manager

Where did you go to school?
George County

How long have you been with G.A. West?
6 years

How has the company changed since you’ve been here?
It has continuously grown, and at the same time communication between departments has greatly improved.

Describe your job in 25 words or less.
I maintain the Company’s Quality Program, and manage the QCs that take care of inspections and documentation on jobsites.

Tell us what a normal day at G.A. West look like for you.
Working with other dept. managers to try to make sure project quality requirements are met. I spend a lot of time reading client specifications and code standards.

Before working at G.A. West, what was the most unusual/interesting job you’ve had?
I Repossessed furniture for Discount Rental while in High School.

What is the one accomplishment or project at G.A. West that you are most proud of?
The growth and acceptance of the quality program.

What do you enjoy most about working at G.A. West?
The diversity of the projects, there is always something to learn.

What are three career lessons you’ve learned thus far?
Take pride in what you do, respect other people, and maintain your integrity at all cost.

What is the best advice you have ever been given?
Believe half of what you see and nothing you hear.

What is the worst advice you have ever been given?
Just Quit.

What 3 words would you use to describe G.A. West?
Dependable. Challenging. Growing.

What’s playing in your car right now?
Jocko Willink Podcast.

What is the one thing you cannot do without?
Family

If you could meet anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would it be and why?
Donald Trump, to see what he is like when the cameras are off.

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

Tell us about your family & activities outside of work.
I’m married with two daughters and have one grandson. I enjoy anything outdoors.

What is your favorite movie of all time? Favorite song?
Gladiator, Consider the Lilies

What TV show/movie are you ashamed to admit you love?
Dawson’s Creek

If you could take a vacation anywhere, where would you go?
Paris

If someone were to write a book about your life, what would be the title?
The Chronicles of Glen.

If Hollywood made a movie about your life, who would you like to see cast as you?
Ricky Schroder

People would be surprised if they knew:
I’m not as cool as I appear.