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Krista Ogle

Shipping & Receiving

  • How long have you worked at T&C?       6 ½ years
  • Tell us something most people don’t know about you!             I’m very family oriented!
  • What motivates you to wake up and go to work?            I like my job, it’s always different, and I love what I do! It’s always interesting with a boss like Terry Cook.
  • Favorite meal/food?      Steak from Flame! 
  • What are your hopes for our industry?      Keep growing and doing what we’re doing!
  • What is your favorite thing about your job?      My boss…… (per Terry) My job is always different, never the same, every job and customer is different. That’s my favorite part.
  • What did you want to be when you were growing up?      A Narcotics Officer
  • What is your favorite sport, team, or player?       Hockey, definitely. My favorite player is Alex Pietrangelo from the St. Louis Blues! 
  • Hobbies outside of work?      I like long walks (on the beach…. just kidding) and reading 
  • Dream vacation?      Hawaii!! 
  • iPhone or Android?      iPhone 
  • What would you most like to tell your younger self?      Think before you act. 
  • What makes you happy?      My husband and my kids! 
  • Where is your hometown?      Greentop, MO
  • What is your favorite place you’ve traveled?       The North East, it’s so pretty and I love the history.
  • What is your favorite Bible verse?      Ecclesiastes 3:1-2
  • What was your first job?      United States Naval Sailor
  • Tell us about your family/pets!        My husband Mark, 2 kids out of college, 2 in college (all girls), 1 dog – Chow/Golden Retriever mix.

 

 

November 2018

 

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Richard Rhodes

Welder/Fabricator

  • How long have you worked at T&C?    12 years
  • What motivates you to wake up and go to work?    I just like to work!   
  • Favorite meal/food?       Steak! 
  • What are your hopes for our industry?     Keep up the quality!
  • What is your favorite thing about your job?     I like to be left alone with my job, doing my own thing
  • What did you want to be when you were growing up?        I wanted to be a woodworker, but the class was full, so I became a welder!
  • What is your favorite sport, team, or player?           Kansas City Chiefs!
  • Hobbies outside of work?            I’m a fisherman – more for sport, I’m also a collector.
  • Dream vacation?              I’m a homebody, but if I were to have one, maybe Bass fishing in Florida
  • iPhone or Android?            Android – but I’ve never had an iPhone (to be fair)
  • What would you most like to tell your younger self?           Travel more!
  • What makes you happy?               My grandkids make me happy! Fishing makes me happy, lots of things make me happy!
  • Where is your hometown?              I was born in Cape Girardeau, MO, I grew up in Louisiana, but I would call my hometown Springfield, MO.
  • What is your favorite place you’ve traveled?                I haven’t traveled much, but I’d say Stockton Lake where I fish.
  • What was your first job?               Picking peaches in LA. I made $1.30/hour
  • Tell us about your family/pets!               5 kids & 8 grandkids

 

 

October 2018

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James Schnake

Customer Services Coordinator

  • How long have you worked at T&C?    18 ½ years 
  • Tell us something most people don’t know about you!     My last name is pronounced (Sh-nah-key) 
  • What motivates you to wake up and go to work?     My family
  • Favorite meal/food?     Burgers!
  • What is your favorite thing about your job?     The people I work with!
  • What did you want to be when you were growing up?     I actually wanted to be a Baseball Player
  • What is your favorite sport, team, or player?     Baseball! College – Mizzou, Pro – ATL Braves (Let the STL fans hate)
  • Hobbies outside of work?     Coaching kids sports
  • Dream vacation?     Australia, for sure!
  • iPhone or Android?     Android
  • What would you most like to tell your younger self?     Finish school…..
  • What makes you happy?     3:30 p.m. (haha) no, watching my kids grow up is pretty awesome
  • Where is your hometown?     Miller, MO
  • What is your favorite place you’ve traveled?     If I have to choose one, I’d say Cancun.
  • What is your favorite Bible verse?     Proverbs3:5-6
  • What was your first job?     Mowing lawns when I was 10, but legit job was 3V Corporation
  • Tell us about your family/pets!     4 kids, 7 grandkids, & 3 dogs