Employee Profile - Jim

Before joining us at Ring's End, Jim spent 30 years in various positions in this industry; he even worked at a lumber yard to put himself through college. He has now been with Ring's End for 9 years and is currently the General Manager at our Wilton location. Jim always greets every customer and employee with a smile and a positive, encouraging attitude. His willingness to help and passion to see those around him succeed make him an invaluable leader in our Ring's End family.

Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and what brought you to Ring’s End.

I have been in the business for 30 years. I came to Ring's End 9 years ago as an Outside Sales Representative. I took a step backwards from a Sales Management position to join a company whose philosophy of treating both external and internal customers align with mine.

Q: What do you remember about your first day at Ring’s End?

Mike Loya gave me a tour of the Darien facility. He then turned me over to the capable hands of Ken Rozmus and his team in sales and service.

Q: What is the best advice you have ever been given?

If you don't want to make any mistakes, don't sell anything. You won't be able to pay your bills but no mistakes will be made. In other words, don't be afraid to try something that you may fail at. If you make an error, learn from it and try not to make the same mistake again.

Q: What has stood out the most through your Ring’s End career?

The way ownership treats their customers and employees. They empower people to make the right decisions in order to take care of people.

Q: What 3 words would you use to describe what it has meant to work at Ring’s End?
  • Empowerment

  • Fair

  • Changing

Q: What 3 words would your coworkers use to describe you?
  • Fair

  • Honest

  • Open minded