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Employee Spotlight: Mark Rush

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Mark Rush is a familiar face if you’ve ever visited the lumber yard of Blue Ridge Builders Supply. He is always upbeat and has a joke ready for any situation. Even he says himself, “I am a great and fun person to work with,” and we definitely agree! Learn more about Mark in his spotlight interview below.

What do you like most about your job at BRBS? “The people.”

Describe your journey at BRBS. “Long, fun, and hard sometimes.”

Describe “a day in the life” of your job. What do you do in a typical day? “I’m busy all the time, there’s never a time I’m not doing something.”

What are a few of your favorite hobbies outside of work? “I like sports, watching TV, and doing yard work.”

What is your favorite movie, TV show, or book? Favorite musician or music genre? “The Walking Dead for TV, and I like soul music.”

Where is your favorite place to visit or vacation to take? “I love to go to Baltimore.”

What is your biggest goal for the next 5 to 10 years at BRBS? “To continue making money and learn as much as I can.”

Describe your family. “I’m married with six kids, all girls!”

Name 3 words you would use to describe what BRBS means to you. “Great. Fun. Long days.”

What is at the very top of your bucket list? “To always learn more.”

What is a random fact that most people don’t know about you? “I will always get the job done right no matter what!”

What is one thing you’ve learned about yourself since working at BRBS? “I can do anything if I put my mind to it.”

If you could go back to when you first started your job, what is one piece of advice you would give your past self? “Just do the work and you will get great at it.:

What is your motto in life? “Get it done!”

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