The excitement of our WILD employees filled the kitchen once again this past week. Smiling ear to ear, everyone gathered together to celebrate our second win at the title for Best Places to Work!
Our company is so proud of this achievement and we wanted to recognize not only the award, but how far our family of brands has evolved over the years. Founder and CEO, Reid Smith, shared a message recognizing and congratulating our team on their hard work and dedication.
“If our mission statement is to impact and develop people, then this is something we’ve got to take pride in. To win and do something like this has more to do with you guys than it does anything else.” – Reid Smith
This award recognizes companies that received high marks in areas such as team effectiveness, trust with co-workers, manager effectiveness and work engagements. The winners were chosen based on an employee-survey process conducted by Quantum Workplace. Once nominated, a company had to meet a threshold in employee participation – a percentage that varies based upon the size of the company – to be eligible to be honored. Companies receive this award because their organization
“As we say a lot, housing and construction is what we do, but it’s not why we do it” said Reid. “This is why we do it. It’s nice to be here and be able to celebrate it and see it come to fruition. This is why we’re here.”
Learning new skills comes with a great deal of discipline. One person that excels in this area is Tyler Carlton! With so many new tasks, Tyler keeps an open mind, willing to learn new things.
He holds himself to high expectations and takes accountability when something does not go as expected. In times of need, Tyler helps out his fellow coworkers with true compassion.
Everyday, he competes for operational excellence and strives to succeed. Running heavy equipment has been a dream come true for Tyler.
Congrats to Tyler Carlton on this huge accomplishment!
Living compassionately means having a humble and responsible approach to serving each other and serving our community.
When we think of a team player we think of Nick Larson! He is always available and flexible, jumping in to help wherever needed both in the field and in the office.
Nick also loves to serve our community by building relationships with key community members. While it is not always an easy task, Nick welcomes everyone with open arms. Not only does he serve others but also our company as a whole.
We give big thanks to Nick Larson! He is a tremendous asset to our team! Congratulations!
Being intentionally adaptable means “consciously embracing change, through mutual flexibility, strategic innovation, and purpose-driven versatility, to advance our people, products and services.
Throughout the tough time of building homes, Matt Schelm embraced change! He faced a lot of supply chain issues, labor shortages, crazy real estate markets and so much more. With all of these obstacles, Matt adapts each day through critical thinking and problem solving.
These new situations do not interfere with Matt’s quality of work. His determination as a leader stays consistent and focused.
Along the way, he helps advance others on his team and is a role model for all! Congratulations, Matt Schelm!
Rafael brings a Will to Win to work every day. No matter how big or small the task is, he can do it! Here every day, he is a self-starter, ready to work.
From helping out his crew to operating a piece of equipment, Rafael carries a positive attitude all day. His positivity rubs off on his teammates, making it a successful win for the team.
He is the foundation to his crew, and his unwavering drive to compete and succeed does not go unnoticed.
Congratulations to our March Winner, Rafael Hernandez!
This self-starter is the man who everyone wants on their team! No matter the task, he will knock it out of the park. Our teams can rely on this person to maintain a high level of operational excellence, while still remaining efficient and fact-paced.
With our new venture, Wilders, Caleb has stepped up to the plate and has shown great versatility and flexibility. There are so many new strategies he pitched to improve Wilders’ inventory systems.
He never lacks the desire and discipline to help out all of our teams achieve success. He is always there to help!
Thank you for everything that you have done, Caleb Berumez! Congratulations!