Today we’re excited to introduce you to our Customer Service Department. They provide the frontline of customer service for Caltronics. Chrissy Beretta is the Customer Service Manager at Caltronics. She leads the Customer Service Department, which has six other people: Andy McDonald, Adam Her, Brian Cowan, Richard Bryant, Taryn Bramow and William Solis.
Chrissy describes their roles in the Customer Service Department like this: The Education Specialist (Customer Service Representative) equally supports our Service Department and Sales. The Education Specialist is the frontline of customer service, in charge of meeting the educational needs of every customer in a friendly and helpful manner. In addition to education for every customer, the Education Specialist will assist the branch manager to ensure product familiarity among sales representatives.
How long have you been with Caltronics?
- Chrissy: 10.5 years
- Richard: 8 years
- Adam: over 5 years
- Taryn: 1.5 years
- Brian: 3 years
- William: 3 years with Caltronics and 28 years with Select (the company that Caltronics aquired)
- Andy: 4.5 years
What do you all enjoy about your positions at Caltronics?
Chrissy: I love a new challenge everyday. My day is never the same. Meeting new people is exciting and refreshing. It is very satisfying to help someone and to know that you had a direct impact in their work flow. Working for Caltronics is fun, challenging and hands on every day.
Richard: I enjoy being able to walk into so many different work environments and see the many ways our MFP’s are utilized. I enjoy meeting all the people who use our equipment and being able to help them make their jobs easier.
Adam: What I enjoy the most is that I get to meet new people everyday. Everyday I come to work; there are different scenarios and situations which makes the days unpredictable.
Taryn: As a trainer I am privileged to teach our customers. I am passionate about being able to answer questions and help the customers learn what the machines offer. With this knowledge the customer has the ability to make their day to day tasks simpler and more efficient. I love that I am part of that process.
Brian: As a trainer, I think the best aspect of working at Caltronics is definitely the company’s unique ability to provide services to all types of businesses and organizations. Because our products and services can be beneficial to a seemingly unending array of companies, I find myself teaching product functionality to a wide variety of clients.
William: I enjoy meeting with people, teaching, helping people, the challenge of resolving issues that each company i deal with gives me.
What do you think is the best thing about working at Caltronics?
Chrissy: The people I work with are inspiring. I feel lucky to be a part of such an amazing company. Many of our employees have been working here for 10 years or more and it feels like working with extended family. Great people make for a happy workplace.
Richard: I like resources our team has at its finger tips. Some of the best in people in our industry are right here with Caltronics. Just a phone call away and no problem ever seems out of reach.
Adam: The people I work with. It’s a great feeling when you work with people who appreciate you and your work
Taryn: every employee at Caltronics truly does care about the customer. It shows with how we all take an active role in making sure each and every customer is taken care of.
Brian: I like the mix of technology, customer interaction, and travel/change of scenery that the Training position offers. Upon my first visit to the office, I also immediately enjoyed the people that work at Caltronics. Everyone that I met seemed to have a great attitude.
William: The support, the tools and people I work with. Everyone I have worked with at Caltronics are always willing to assist and or advise. Have had training when new Products come out.
Outside of the office, what kinds of things do you love doing?
Chrissy: I love playing soccer and staying active. Boating, camping, hiking, skiing, paddle boarding and sporting clays are a few of my favorite things to do.
Richard: Golfing with my friends seems to be #1 right now in my life. I enjoy doing so much that all it takes is a suggestion and I am there!
Adam: I like to hang out with the family. I have 4 kids so they pretty much keep me occupied outside of work. When I get time to myself, I spend my time restoring my car (1973 Toyota Celica).
Taryn: I love spending time with family, friends, and my puppy. I enjoy sports from coaching basketball to attending Giants games! Also, Tahoe is one of my favorite places. Any chance I get it I am up there enjoying the outdoors.
Brian: I like to visit friends and family. Play video games, of course. I also immensely enjoy nature and I try to get outside as much as possible.
William: Boating, water skiing, snow skiing, surfing, golf, reading a good book and having a few cocktails with friends.
Andy: In my spare time I like to golf, trying to get better at it, play racquetball at least a couple of times a week.