Our people make us who we are.
Here at HBW, we’re a team — but we’re also a group of unique individuals. To showcase our individual strengths, we’ll be spotlighting a different employee each month. These are the people who help make us, well, us.
Name: Jeremy Thomas
Job Title: Field Operations Manager
Years at HBW: 1 year, 4 months
Total years experience: 27 years
What excites you most about the work you do?
Interacting with my team and working through issues on a daily basis with a company — just the day-to-day problem solving that needs to go on.
What do you like best about working at HBW?
The resources. We have a wide range of resources available to all employees. The years of experience throughout the company are very broad, so on any given day, for any type of situation, I have the resources to be able to handle anything that comes across my desk. It all starts with the people. We have a vast array of individuals in the office and in the field that have a great amount of experience. I have that pool of people to work with on a daily basis, which is great, but we also have many different tools as a company to help facilitate our daily tasks.
What’s your favorite project you’ve worked on so far?
That’s a tough one. I would say the last one when I was in the field — I was in a superintendent in the field before I became a field operations manager. The last project I was on was for the new headquarters for AHRI and was fairly large. The team of people I had working with me were just a great group of people. Everyone really gelled together and worked together perfectly.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
I play softball twice a week. I’m also still active in my community. We do a lot of great things at HBW from a charity side. We clean up different parks and work with Nourish Now, which is a non-profit food organization out of Rockville. We do food drives and donate time for them at their office helping organize food shelves. In November, we do a Thanksgiving food drive and set up a dinner and serve Thanksgiving dinner to the people of Montgomery County.
Anything else you think prospective employees should know about HBW?
It’s a great family atmosphere there.