For our first employee spotlight of the year, we’re getting to know Eric Egler! Eric is one of Apogee’s Assistant Vice Presidents and the South Central Territory Leader. Check out our mini interview with Eric below and get to know him a little bit more!
Tell Us Some Fun Facts About Yourself
“I am a licensed private pilot and I used to own (with a partner) my own airplane. I was also a swimmer in high school and college and made it to the US Swimming Olympic Trials my senior year.“
What Hobbies Do You Enjoy When You Are Not Working?
“Playing golf, camping, watching sports, talking about music with Chris Hoxie.”
If You Could Meet Anyone in the World, Dead or Alive, Who Would it Be and Why?
“Peyton Manning and Jim Gaffigan. I love to laugh and I feel like those two guys would keep me laughing a long time. I also would love to pick Peyton Manning’s brain on how he has managed to perform at such a high level all while keeping such a good sense of humor.”
What is the Best Career Lesson You’ve Learned so Far?
“Do more listening than talking in the beginning and then pass along what you’ve learned to others. Also, teaching is sometimes the best way to really learn something.“
What is a Motto That You Live by?
“’Better to light one candle than curse the darkness’ and ‘everyone you meet knows something you don’t'”