• Josh Veblen

The Team's Work Makes The Dream Work - Getting To Know Office Manager Sara Greenbeck

Duarte, California, Aug. 16, 2018 – Holy Awesome Sauce: Sara Greenbeck serves as Office Manager for Alco Building Solutions, but her title pales in comparison to the value Sara brings to ABS team members and clients every day. She is a master of her craft, and regularly acts as the “oil” to keep this machine trudging along without delay or hitch.

On a regular day you can observe Sara working with multiple ABS Teams including: Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Business Development in a supporting role. Sara’s ability to maneuver between internal groups has made her invaluable, but it’s what’s behind all the blood, sweat, and tears that makes her truly special.

Sara personally and deeply cares about the work she does. Seems simple right? Wrong. You would be hard-pressed to find a person more passionate… more dedicated to serving others than what we have observed in Sara. In truth, it’s humbling to see someone care so much, and be so dedicated to doing excellent work.

We took a few moments to speak with Sara about where her passion and commitment to exceeding expectations comes from, and here’s what she had to say:

Interviewer: Does your passion for what you do come from any past working experiences?

Sara: Before ABS, I served as a Center Director at Kindercare Learning Centers for 17 years. I had the privilege of working with children, families, and the best teachers and caregivers out there! My passion grew as I was able to realize the direct impact my daily work had on facilitating a safe, and fun learning environment for children. Regardless of the hat I wore at any given moment, I always felt the desire to have a greater impact!

Interviewer: How do you balance supporting so many groups, and still stay on top of your work load?

Sara: I prioritize flexibility to help any department as needed. Learning to live by my calendar. Setting realistic deadlines and prioritizing tasks is crucial! Always allow time for interruption.

Interviewer: You seem like you care about ABS a lot… Why?

Sara: I know our company is awesome! We have a great team, some of the most innovative thinkers in the industry working right here at ABS. Everyone is so knowledgeable in their role and eager to share that knowledge for the greater good.

Interviewer: Where do you see yourself in 5 years with our firm? What are your professional goals?

Sara: I am new to the field, so it is all about learning! Within the next 5 years, I would like to move into the world of project management as a project engineer. I would to like to gain more experience and working knowledge about every department in the company. I love the idea of only being bound by my own limitations!

Interviewer: If you could pin-point one thing that you love about working at ABS, what would it be?

Sara: Learning from the best minds in the industry!

Interviewer: What do you do for fun outside of work?

Sara: I love to spend time with my two beautiful girls, doing anything and everything!

If you get to know Sara, you will quickly find out that the "jokes" on her... We're the lucky ones. Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication to offering our clients the best experience possible! Keep up the great work!!

About Alco Building Solutions, Inc.

Founded in 1995, Alco Building Solutions (ABS) has built a reputation with a customer-centric mentality, and with our commitment to excellent craftsmanship. As a licensed General B and C-10 Electrical Contractor in the State of California, ABS offers a full suite of solutions to meet the needs of our diverse client base.

ABS is a recognized leader in the building, operation and maintenance of infrastructure including applications such as : federal, municipal, airports, education, commercial office buildings and industrial sites, as well as a wide range of technical infrastructure.

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