Employee Spotlight – Kelley Eagles
Kelley Eagles, Business Manager & Sales Coordinator, 13 Years, Estevan
Kelley started work with Redhead in shipping and receiving 11 years ago and prior to, worked with Boundary Motors in Estevan. At the start of her career with Redhead Lyle Kapell asked her if she would be interested in being the Warranty Advisor, and so she tried that for about 7 years before moving into her current role of Business Manager and Sales Coordinator, which she has enjoyed doing for the past 3 years.
On the daily her role requires creating invoices and sales contracts as well as working through financing options with customers and sales staff.
Kelley says one of the biggest rewards of the job is the final hand shake, and letting the customer know “congrats you own this equipment,” when they come in and sign on a final payment.
We asked Kelley why she enjoys working at Redhead Equipment and she told us “my co-workers are wonderful people and we’ve worked together for a long time, so them and the fact I enjoy my job keeps me coming back into work day in and day out.”
What do you think has contributed to the longevity of Redhead Equipment?
Our employees are the best, they’re friendly and passionate about what they do and the company they work for. It’s so welcoming to customers and employees’ coming in to Redhead Equipment and the atmosphere is really good.
How do you feel about our tagline ‘Whatever it takes’?
It definitely fits our business, our customer service record and how our techs will go out of their way to keep our customers up and running.
What does redhead mean to you?
I enjoy coming to work. The donations and charity work that Redhead Equipment does hits home with me. I strongly admire that.
What advice would you give to someone starting their career at Redhead Equipment?
If you don’t know, ask. There is always a supportive team willing to help you out.
Can you tell us something that might surprise us about you?
I am a guitar player and singer in an old time country band.
Do you have a song that is the title soundtrack to your life?
A Midnight Girl in a sunset town- The Farmers Daughter
Where is your favorite place in the world?
My home, it’s my little slice of paradise.
Given the chance, who would you like to be for a day?
A singer at the Grand Ole Opry.