Marc Mazzocco
Portland

What is your job title, and what does that position entail?

Inside Sales, Phone sales, quoting, lead follow up, customer service

How long have you worked at Olympus, where did you come from? 

I have been with Olympus since September 2016. Was estimating and quoting circuit boards prior to Olympus,

A little history of how you got involved with Olympus?

Applied after being laid off. Silas asked me to reconsider after accepting another position. Best decision I have made in years!

What do you like best about working at Olympus?

The people are great! The comradery and the way management supports the employees is second to none.

Describe a little of your past history.

I have been in the electronics field as an inside sales person for about 30 years. I worked in distribution, manufacturing, and as a factory representative. I also spent a year in outside sales.

Describe some of your hobbies – what do you like to do outside of work?

Play music with my band, cycling, dancing, listening to great music at a local club.

What are some key lessons you have taken from your career thus far?

I am always learning something new. Good relationships with customers are still the best way to do business. Persistence and follow up matter. Change is inevitable.

What is one thing your customers might find surprising about you?

I used to race bicycles.