Our Blog

Categories

Smart bosses reveal their secrets to hiring

If you're a small-business owner in Chicago, your glass probably looks half-full compared with this time last year. The regional economy is slowly recovering from its stumble, more banks are showing enthusiasm for lending and consumer spending is up. Enough of you are confident that, in a survey earlier this year conducted by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, 71 percent of you plan to grow your small businesses over the next 12 months.

Employee Spotlight: John Marchiando, VP of Business Development

John Marchiando joined Grid Connect as our VP of Business Development about 15 months ago. He spearheads the Internet of Things (IoT) developments in our company on sales/partnering level: continually looking for new companies to partner with and traveling with reps to meet potential customers. “I just love the overall culture,” says John about his experience at Grid Connect, “the only pressure in the job is what I put on myself.”

Employee Spotlight: Mary Miller, Customer Service Representative

Because Grid Connect is such a tight-knit company, many of the employees of our company end up doing a myriad of jobs. Mary Miller is one of these people. As our customer service representative, she spends her day answering phone calls, handling RMAs, working in shipping with Budd Justice, and periodically working as an auditor for our ISO 9001:2008 certification.

Employee Spotlight: Matt Cote, Technical Support Engineer

Matt is our technical support engineer here at Grid Connect. He holds a degree in electronics and computer technology from DeVry University. Matt joined our staff about 14 months ago and fit right in. His knowledge of all things computer technology enables him to answer the variety of questions that he receives about the Grid Connect and ConnectSense products.

Get our monthly newsletter for product and technology updates