Welcome to our Employee Spotlight!
We have an incredible group of talented, fun, and dedicated employees here at Parr McKnight. Our Spotlight focuses on our people who contribute to the success of our firm. This month we are sitting down with Brian, to hear more of his passions, his history, and his exciting year so far…
What do you like most about your job?
Having a positive impact on peoples lives and helping them achieve their dreams, goals and aspirations
Before working here, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?
I spent the summer between my Freshman and Sophomore year of college working for a septic and well company. After several 90+ degree days spent helping dig out backed up drain fields, there was no question I was going to finish college.
A purple Monster energy drink and a bag of chili lime dynamite sticks
What is your motto or personal mantra?
“You gotta want it here”
What do you like most about Parr McKnight?
The trust and cohesiveness the team has with each other.
When and where were you born?
I was born in Rockford, IL in 1976
Who were your childhood heroes?
What were your favorite songs and music?
80’s Rock and 90’s Alternative. Pearl Jam is my all time favorite band.
How is the world today different from what it was like when you were a child?
So much information is not only at your fingertips, it's available at the sound of your voice, “Hey Siri…..” The things my kids ask Siri I had to go to the library or look up in an encyclopedia.
What memory stands out the most from your wedding day?
How fortunate I was to have such a smart, wise and beautiful bride and how bad my cheeks hurt from smiling all day.
What did your family enjoy doing together?
Boating, growing up we spent a lot of time on the water, water skiing, tubing slalom skiing and even barefooting.
Of all the things you learned from your parents, which do you feel was the most valuable?