Featured Employee – Mark Uphoff
February’s featured MACC employee is Mark Uphoff. He may have helped you with a Customer Master question in his previous role as a Software Support Representative. Beginning this month, he starts a new job at MACC as a Training/Conversion Analyst. Look for Mark to be teaching a Customer Master class in the near future!
Q. When did you start at MACC?
A. May of 2014
Q. What is your favorite part of your job?
A. My favorite part of the job is getting to interact with and help my customers every day.
Q. Can you please tell us about your family?
A. My lovely and wonderful wife, Hope, and I have been married for four years. We have an amazing two year old son named Sawyer.
Q. What do you do for fun in your free time?
A. In my free time I like to travel and play golf. I also like to play and collect vintage video games.
Q. If you could travel anywhere to spend a week on vacation, where would it be?
A. Anywhere in southern California.
Q. What’s the best career advice you’ve ever received?
A. This advice came from an economics professor in college. He told me “To guess is cheap, but to guess wrong is expensive.” This statement has helped me make better decisions, because a bad one could cost you.
Q. What’s your favorite quote?
A. “Worrying is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do but gets you nowhere”
Q. The one person I’ve always wanted to meet?
A. Jimmy Fallon
Q. If you could add any food to the MACC vending machines, what would it be?
A. Sherry Stork’s Scotch-a-roos.