July’s featured MACC employee is Kendall Ziebarth. He works as a Technical Business Analyst-AI in our Information Services department. While Kendall has a long title, the explanation of what he does is pretty short. He makes it easier for our clients to do their job. Kendall manages application interface projects. Once these projects are complete, service provisioning is automated in our clients’ offices. This means less work for clients and quicker service installs for their customers.
Q. When did you start at MACC?
A. I started on August 26, 1996, making this my 22nd year with MACC.
Q. What’s your favorite part of your job?
A. I enjoy working with the customer and seeing their application interface come to fruition. Some processes can be rather complex, so being able to automate and simplify that process for them is very rewarding.
Q. Can you please tell us about your family?
A. I have an extended family consisting of my parents, siblings, nieces & nephews, great-nieces & great-nephews.
Q. What do you do for fun in your free time?
A. I live on an acreage which keeps me pretty busy and limits free time. However, when I do have some free time, I like to spend it reading or going out to dinner with friends.
Q. If you could travel anywhere to spend a week on vacation, where would it be?
A. Great Britain
Q. What’s the best career advice you’ve ever received?
A. Have a good work ethic and be willing to learn.
Q. What’s your favorite quote?
A. “The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for”
Q. The one person I’ve always wanted to meet?
A. My grandfather. He passed away many years before I was born so I only know him through others.
Q. If you could add any food to the MACC vending machines, what would it be?
A. I’m not a fan of vending machine food.