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Employee Spotlight: Austin Haislip

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Austin is one of the vibrant, happy faces you’ll encounter if you visit our Greenbrier Paint & Decorating store in Charlottesville. He is involved in many operations there, and always lends a helping hand to anyone who needs it. Learn more about Austin in his employee spotlight interview below!

What do you like most about your job at BRBS? “My coworkers.”

Describe your journey at BRBS. “I came here straight out of high school as a stockperson, then got promoted to a salesperson.”

Describe “a day in the life” of your job. What do you do in a typical day? “Helping and pleasing our customers so they will come back again!”

What are a few of your favorite hobbies outside of work? “Hunting and fishing.”

What is your favorite movie, TV show, or book? Favorite musician or music genre? “My favorite movie is The Fast and the Furious.”

Where is your favorite place to visit or vacation to take? “Virginia Beach.”

Describe your family. “I’m married, with a beautiful baby girl.”

What is your biggest goal for the next 5 to 10 years at BRBS? “To gain as much knowledge as I can so I can help the customers the best that I can.”

Name 3 words you would use to describe what BRBS means to you. “Family, Friends, Loyalty.”

What is at the very top of your bucket list? “To meet Joe Montana.”

What is a random fact that most people don’t know about you? “I love watching cartoons!”

What is one thing you’ve learned about yourself since working at BRBS? “I love to eat!”

If you could go back to when you first started your job, what is one piece of advice you would give your past self? “Always show up on time and be prepared to work.”

What is your motto in life? “Never back down.”

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