In part 72 of our 'Meet the Team' series, we spoke with Melissa Smith! Melissa has been with A.H. Harris since 2015 and works in Inside Sales at our Richmond, VA branch! Melissa enjoys working closely with customers and planning Richmond's open hosues and customer appreciation days. Now, Melissa will take over from here!
Hi Melissa! We are excited to get to know more about you. What is your role at Harris?
This is awesome! I work for Inside Sales at our Richmond, VA branch.
What lead you to a career with Harris?
Well during my job hunting, I was looking for something better with an environment that I could grow in. AH Harris was the perfect fit for me & I am constantly growing and evolving!
What was your first job ever?
I got my first job when when I was just 15 years old, I worked as a Hostess for Shoney’s Restaurant.
Describe Harris in three words:
Knowledge, Team, Successful.
What is your biggest accomplishment at Harris so far?
For the Past 2 yrs, I managed to organize and promote Richmond’s Open House & Customer Appreciation day by myself and they have been a great success!
What is something working at Harris has taught you?
The value of Teamwork.
Teamwork makes the dream work! So far, what has been your favorite memory at Harris?
Getting the thanks from Customers. I enjoy feeling like I’ve helped them and given them all the info they need. Making new memories everyday with every customer I help!!
What does Harris Pride mean to you?
I’m Proud of the Teamwork that Harris has.
Anything else about you?
I’ve been in this industry for 10 years now and I enjoy it. I’ve been with my husband for 10 yrs, married for 5 years. I’m a proud Army mom for my Oldest Son who is stationed in Louisiana. I love Vacationing in Gatlinburg, TN, NASCAR and weekends!
A lot of fun facts about you! Thanks for talking with us, Melissa! Best of luck on the upcoming Richmond Customer Appreciation Day!
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