Management & Staff

image3FEC Career began - 1988

 

Education/Expertise: BBA MIS Southern Methodist University, computer geek

Born/Grew up/Live Now: Dallas, TX

Dog/Cat/Other: 4 striped tail cats

How do you unplug? Run and travel

Favorite App: Evernote

Favorite Food: M&Ms

Favorite Movie: The Hunt for Red October

One thing people would be surprised to know about you? I ride a unicycle

What’s the best thing about FEC? Wonderfully dedicated employees

 

image3FEC Career began - 1994

 

Education/Expertise: BFA, Southern Methodist University, MBA, LeTourneau University

Born/Grew up/Live Now: I spent a lot of my life moving around the world but I settled in Dallas

Dog/Cat/Other: Dog & Cat

How do you unplug? Reading books, books & more books

Favorite App: TripIt – because using it means I’m going on vacation

Favorite Food: So many – I grew up in a foodie family

Favorite Movie: The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (1947) with Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison

One thing people would be surprised to know about you? I acted in a high school play

What’s the best thing about FEC? The people

image3FEC Career began - 2003

 

Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Accounting

Born/Grew up/Live Now: Iowa/El Paso, TX Anamosa, IA/Richardson, TX

Dog/Cat/Other: 3 Dogs, 3 Cats & 1 fish

How do you unplug? Read, listen to music

Favorite App: Candy Crush

Favorite Food: Chico’s Tacos

Favorite Movie: Scream

One thing people would be surprised to know about you? I was on a television show

What’s the best thing about FEC? The people!

image3FEC Career began - 1989

 

Education/Expertise: BBA Marketing Texas Tech, Leading Teams, Client Satisfaction

Born/Grew up/Live Now: El Paso TX/Odesssa TX/Corinth TX

Dog/Cat/Other: Dog

How do you unplug? Spending time with family and friends

Favorite App: Google

Favorite Food: - Seafood

Favorite Movie: Forrest Gump

One thing people would be surprised to know about you? I jumped out of a perfectly good airplane

What’s the best thing about FEC? Saying we take care of our clients and then back it up!!  I’ve been with First Equipment Company over 27 years and we have always done it that way, DIRTFT!!

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Education/Expertise: University of Arkansas (Wooooo Pig Soooooie!) - Marketing

Born/Grew up/Live Now: Wynne AR/Wynne AR/Fort Worth TX

Dog/Cat/Other: No pets

How do you unplug? Music

Favorite App: Stash Invest

Favorite Food: Steak

Favorite Movie: Space Jam, Wolf of Wallstreet, Citzen Kane, my list could go on for days...

One thing people would be surprised to know about you? I've won multiple awards tap dancing

What's the best thing about FEC? Family atmosphere and the level of service offered to clients.

image3FEC Career began - 2000

 

Education/Expertise: Bachelor of Science – Advertising, Problem Solving, embody a sense of urgency to maintain our clients IT needs

Born/Grew up/Live Now: Fort Worth, TX/Arlington, TX/Southlake, TX

Dog/Cat/Other: Love rescuing Greyhounds

How do you unplug? Sit on patio and read

Favorite App: ESPN Fantasy

Favorite Food: Veal Saltimbocca

Favorite Movie: Caddy Shack

One thing people would be surprised to know about you? That I won the Junior American Award in Archery two years in a row while at Boy Scout summer camp

What’s the best thing about FEC? The growing trust our team is gaining as we move forward and our dedication and commitment to efficiently caring for our client needs.

image3FEC Career began - 1992

 

Education/Expertise: High School and self educated (saved a LOT of money on collegeJ) IBM Mainframe hardware consulting and sales for over 30 years

Born/Grew up/Live Now: Webster City, IA/Carrollton, TX

Dog/Cat/Other: Rottweiler, Cat and Parakeet

How do you unplug? Meditation

Favorite App: Weather

Favorite Food: Bacon

Favorite Movie: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?/The Bad Seed

One thing people would be surprised to know about you? I am a student of the Culinary Arts (and still studying)

What’s the best thing about FEC? Integrity of the company and the people

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FEC Career began - 1998

 

Education/Expertise: Justin F Kimball High School, Dallas, TX

Born/Grew up/Live Now: Dallas, TX/Too many to mention/Dallas, TX

Dog/Cat/Other: None

How do you unplug? Work word puzzles

Favorite App: Pinterest

Favorite Food: Seafood, Crawfish, Crab legs, etc

Favorite Movie: Cannery Row with Nick Nolte and Debra Winger

One thing people would be surprised to know about you? I taught middle Eastern dancing for 10 years and went to Cairo with dance troupe in the 80’s

What’s the best thing about FEC? The people

image3FEC Career began - 1990

 

Education/Expertise: High School, Multi tasking

Born/Grew up/Live Now: Always a Texas girl

Dog/Cat/Other: No pets

How do you unplug? I unwind by going outside or watching TV

Favorite App: I love the Pinterest App

Favorite Food: Tacos

Favorite Movie: Urban Cowboy

One thing people would be surprised to know about you? I love true crime stories

What’s the best thing about FEC?  We’re like a family.  Most of the people in this company have been here for quite some time so we have all grown to know each other pretty well.  I like to think that as a whole group, we can accomplish anything we set our minds to.

 

image3FEC Career began - 1989

 

Education/Expertise: LeTourneau University, MBA

Born/Grew up/Live Now: Fort Lee, VA/Arlington, VA/Carrollton, TX

Dog/Cat/Other: Gabby dog

How do you unplug? On the boat at the lake

Favorite App: Google Maps

Favorite Food: Seafood

Favorite Movie: Just one???

One thing people would be surprised to know about you? I was involved in the filming of the movie, “The Bear”, the life story of Alabama Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant.

What’s the best thing about FEC?  We are a talented group of people who have reinvented themselves more than once in their careers here at First Equipment Company.  Working in this “can do” environment, allows us to deliver exceptional customer service to “customers” inside and outside the company.

 

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Education/Expertise: University of Texas, Dallas - Business Administration

Born/Grew up/Live Now: Laredo, TX/Mt. Pleasant, MI/Dallas, TX

Dog/Cat/Other: No Pets, I used to have fishes but they never seemed to survive

How do you unplug? What is that??!

Favorite App: If it is worked related, OneDrive and Adobe Photoshop. For leisure time, Snapchat of course

Favorite Food: "Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first." - Ernestine Ulmer

Favorite Movie: Blast from the Past, Twilight Saga and of course Harry Potter movies

One thing people would be surprised to know about you? I am an avid traveler

What’s the best thing about FEC?  The family atmosphere and great co-workers

 

Solutions Desk

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Career began - 2014

 

Education/Expertise: - BS Network Communications Management, Devry University, Desktop/Server support, network support, Windows administration support & fantasy football

Born/Grew up/Live Now: - Fayetteville, NC/El Paso & Austin TX/Mckinney TX

Dog/Cat/Other: Dog named Emma

What’s the best thing about FEC? – Working with my team

 

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Career began - 2015

 

Education/Expertise: Some college, Remote and local support of Microsoft Systems

Born/Grew up/Live Now: Dallas TX/Richardson TX/Plano TX

Dog/Cat/Other: Bear the Basset Hound and Roxy the Catahoula

How do you unplug? Watching movies, computer gaming

Favorite App: CSR2 Racing

Favorite Food: Bacon Cheeseburger

Favorite Movie: Deadpool

One thing people would be surprised to know about you?
I don’t like cake but I love brownies

What’s the best thing about FEC? The family like work environment

 

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Career began - 2015

 

Education/Expertise: BBS Electronics Engineering - partial, MCP Cert, Cisco CCNA Cert, Windows System Administration Desktop/Server, Automotive knowledge

Born/Grew up/Live Now: Garland TX/Texas & Arkansas/Ennis TX

Dog/Cat/Other: 5 dogs, 4 cats, 11 horses, 2 donkeys

How do you unplug? Organizing and listening to my 140,000+ music collection and playing with my four children.

Favorite App: iTunes

Favorite Food: Italian

Favorite Movie: Pulp Fiction

One thing people would be surprised to know about you? My great, great grandfather was a soldier in the Battle of San Jacinto

What’s the best thing about FEC? The people are great to work with

 

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Career began - 2016

 

Education: Bachelor Degree in Computer Information Systems, remote and local support of multiple devices/systems

Born/Grew up/Live Now: Benton Harbor MI/Benton Harbor MI/Little Elm TX

Dog/Cat/Other: Prince the Yorkshire terrier

How do you unplug? My family, exercising (weight training or cardio) and meditation

Favorite App: The Utube App

Favorite Food: Pickles

Favorite Movie: A lot but at the top of my list are Coming to America & The Negotiator

One thing people would be surprised to know about you? I played Semi-Professional Basketball

What’s the best thing about FEC? How nice, friendly and helpful my fellow co-workers are and the family atmosphere.

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Career began - 2014

 

Education/Expertise: Graduated from the Liberal Arts & Science Academy w/ magnet endorsement.  Currently attending the University of Texas at Dallas in pursuit of a Computer Engineering BS

Born/Grew up/Live Now: Austin TX/Richardson TX

Dog/Cat/Other: 1 dog (Amber) - half-sized black lab rescue

How do you unplug? Watching movies or TV, going to parks and hiking, playing video games, cooking

Favorite App: 2048

Favorite Food: Alambre (Mexican dish of grilled beef w/chopped bacon, peppers, onions, cheese salsa and avocado)

Favorite Movie: Princess Mononoke

One thing people would be surprised to know about you? I am an Eagle Scout

What’s the best thing about FEC? The friendly work culture.  The same way the company is always on the lookout for ways to help our clients; the employees are all very kind and helpful and make it a very enjoyable place to work!

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Career began - 2014

 

Education/Expertise: - Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, AA Computer Networking, MCP, Windows Systems, VMWare, Storage, Networking, Backup Solutions

Born/Grew up/Live Now: Iowa/Wisconsin/McKinney, TX

Dog/Cat/Other: Cat

How do you unplug? Watching Netflix for 12 hours straight

Favorite App: Drudge Report

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Movie: Alien (1979)

One thing people would be surprised to know about you? I taught my cat how to fetch like a dog

What’s the best thing about FEC? It is challenging and fun at the same time

 

image3FEC Career began – 1991

 

Education: AA Degree Electronics, MS Certified, HP Certified, A+ Certified, Mainframe, PC, Network repair, problem solving

Born/Grew up/Live Now: Irving TX /Kaufman TX/Little Elm, TX

Dog/Cat/Other: Cats

How do you unplug? MMO’s

Favorite App: None

Favorite Food: Chicken Spaghetti

Favorite Movie: Too many to list – at the top Star Wars & Lord of the Rings

One thing people would be surprised to know about you? I own 3 mustangs

What’s the best thing about FEC? The people

 

Tech Services

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Career began - 1992

 

EducationExpertise: Associate of Applied Science in Electronic Engineering, A+ Certified, VoIP Phone Technology, Networking, Hardware/Software Configuration, Printer Repair, Customer Service

Born/Grew up/Live Now: Dallas TX/Mesquite TX

Dog/Cat/Other: No animals currently but LOVE dogs

How do you unplug? Listen to and sing country music & go dancing

Favorite App: Google Voice

Favorite Food: Chicken Fried Steak

Favorite Movie: Training Day

One thing people would be surprised to know about you?
I don’t like video games

What’s the best thing about FEC? Being able to work with many great people who are also in it for the long haul

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Career began - 1996

 

Education/Expertise: Associate of Applied Science, Electronic Technician, CompTIA, Certified Professional HP Warranty Tech

Born/Grew up/Live Now: Seoul, Korea/Hawaii, Texas, New Jersey, Germany, California, Korea, Washington/Garland

Dog/Cat/Other: 10 year old miniature dachshund named Sam

How do you unplug? Listening to music or go for a drive

Favorite App: Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat

Favorite Food: Korean

Favorite Movie: If I have to pick one, Star Wars episode 4-6, ok that’s not really one but whatever

One thing people would be surprised to know about you? That I ride a skateboard

What’s the best thing about FEC? The work environment here is awesome.  You can tell that by how long people have worked here

 

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Career began - 1996

 

Education/Expertise: GED

Born/Grew up/Live Now: Richardson, TX/Carrollton, TX/

Dog/Cat/Other: 2 dogs, Lexi and Oreo

How do you unplug? Music

Favorite App: YouTube

Favorite Food: Korean

Favorite Movie: Tombstone

One thing people would be surprised to know about you? I took a class to get certified as an unarmed security guard and received my certification

What’s the best thing about FEC? Having the boss that I have

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Career began - 2012

 

Education/Expertise: High School

Born/Grew up/Live Now: Marlin, TX/Dallas, TX

Dog/Cat/Other: None

How do you unplug? Listen to church worship videos.  Watch a good drama movie.

Favorite App: I Heart for AIR1

Favorite Food: Tex-Mex – Sour cream chicken enchiladas

Favorite Movie: Braveheart, Tombstone

One thing people would be surprised to know about you? Operate a TV camera at church (6+ years)

What’s the best thing about FEC? Used to keep me physically active a lot, has slowed down.  Small company and friendly people.  Doing a good service for community.

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Career began - 1996

 

Education/Expertise: Some college

Born/Grew up/Live Now: Plano, TX/Plano, TX/Plano, TX

Dog/Cat/Other: (3) Mastiffs - Beast, Salem and Hades (4) cats - Tigga, Scar, Gabriel, and Mau-Mau

How do you unplug? Beer

Favorite App: Cookie Jam

Favorite Food: Steak (rare)

Favorite Movie: Star Wars but I watch Goodfellas every time it’s on

One thing people would be surprised to know about you? My wife and I collect haunted things, like dolls and Ouija boards, and like to stay at haunted hotels. Also, I have to turn the channel when an ASPCA commercial comes on.

What’s the best thing about FEC? Family Atmosphere