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Spring 2017 – Get to know Steve and Jim

Spring 2017 – Learn more about the people who work hard for you here at Atronic Alarms, Inc. with this fun question-and-answer interview highlighting different people each quarter. This quarter features Steve Kort and Jim Smith, both in the technical support department.

Steve KortSTEVE KORT

What is your favorite color?
Red.

What is the best moment of your life so far?
Both Royals World Series wins.

Fruit or Veggies?
Yes.

Chiefs, Royals, T-Bones or Sporting KC?
Royals.

Would you consider yourself an introvert or extrovert?
Probably more of an introvert as I devout myself more to a small group of people and like structure. I also tend to overthink things when given time.

What is the best thing you like about your job?
Being able to help people feel secure with our products.

What is the funniest thing that has happened to you at work?
Watching a 3-4 foot diameter tree fall down on a coworker’s truck and flattening it. More of an OMG moment.

Hobbies outside of work?
All types of gaming, whether it is computers, playing cards or board games, and movies.

Editor’s note: Steve Kort has been with the company for 29 years.


Jim SmithJim Smith

What is your favorite color?
Olive Green.

What is the best moment of your life so far?
Every moment is precious! Live Life, Love Life!

Fruit or Veggies?
Veggies.

Chiefs, Royals, T-Bones or Sporting KC?
Go Chiefs!

Would you consider yourself an introvert or extrovert?
Extrovert! I like people.

What is the best thing you like about your job?
Working with great people.

What is the funniest thing that has happened to you at work?
I returned from vacation to find my desk, and everything on it, shrink-wrapped for preservation.

Hobbies outside of work?
Hunting, fishing, and researching new gadgets.