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Employee Spotlight: Patrick Gilbreath

Employee Spotlight: Patrick Gilbreath

We’re engineers, customer service representatives, accounting gurus, tech support superheroes, and more — but we’re also real humans. In our new blog series, “Employee Spotlight”, you’ll meet BBP employees, learn about their background and roles, and discover what they like most about working at BBP.                                                                                                                                           

Name:  Patrick Gilbreath

Title: Account Manager

City of Residence: Hoover, AL

Hometown: Trussville, AL

Family Status: Wife (Haley) and 2 year old son (Jack). Expecting another boy in early November.

What is your role at BBP? Provide sales and support to our customers across the Power Generation, Chemical, and Pulp and Paper Industries

How long have you been in the industry? 7 years

What do you enjoy most about your role? Building relationships and solving problems with our customers.

What makes you proud to work at BBP? Knowing that with the quality of our employees and the manufactures we represent there will always be a solution to the challenges we face.

What are 3 words to describe BBP? Like, trust, and Commitment

What is something that most people do not know about you? I once sang in a concert with Randy Owen (Lead singer of Alabama).

What is your favorite quote? “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin

Motto or Personal Mantra: If you refuse to change, you choose to die.

If I could do it all over again, I would: Focus and put more efforts into the sports I played

Which four individuals, living or dead, would you like to eat dinner with the most? My Grandfather, Tiger Woods, Joe Rogan, Nick Saban

If your life had a theme song, what would it be? I Can See Clearly Now -Johnny Nash  

Well what type of music do you listen to? Country or classic rock. I am mostly listening to Audio books and Podcasts though.

What advice do you have for prospective BBP employees? “Work hard, ask a lot of questions, and do the little things”