{employee feature: Ronald Chock}

We’re still showing off our employee spirit!!! March, National Employee Spirit Month, is about halfway over and so far we have met Neil and Mike. Today we want to introduce you to Ronald, a valued member of Hirshfield’s Paint Manufacturing. Did you know Hirshfield’s Paint Manufacturing is the largest manufacturer of trade sales paint in Minnesota and produces paints, stains and specialty finishes for residential, commercial and industrial markets??? Yup, Hirshfield’s manufactures paint right here in Minnesota and Ronald is a big part of that!

Ronald Chock
Hirshfield’s Paint Manufacturing
Purchasing

How long have you worked at Hirshfield’s? 18 years and 4 months

What is your favorite part about working at Hirshfield’s? The crew I work with

What is your favorite Hirshfield’s product? Platinum ceramic, all lines

What are your hobbies outside of work? Golf, fishing, partying!

Your favorite home improvement project? Building my first deck at my new house

Best advice for someone thinking about taking on their own home improvement project? Think it through before you start!

What is something that many people might not know about you? I’m an auto mechanic by trade

How would you describe the “Hirshfield’s spirit”? Work hard, smile and laugh!



{employee feature: Neil Cowdin}

March brings us the final day of winter, the madness of college basketball and National Employee Spirit Month! Each week this month, we will feature one of our employees so you can get to know the Hirshfield’s team! Today we start with Neil from Hirshfield’s in Roseville.

Neil Cowdin
Paint Manager
Hirshfield’s Roseville

How long have you worked at Hirshfield’s? 16 years

What is your favorite part about working at Hirshfield’s? The friends you make over the years, including both customers and employees.

Favorite Hirshfield’s product? Hirshfield’s Platinum Ceramic Paint – Matte Finish, which is manufactured right here in Minneapolis at our paint factory.

What are your hobbies outside of work? I like to play the guitar, harmonica, mandolin and banjo. I also like to play cards, dance and watch movies.

Best advice for someone thinking of tackling a home improvement project? Make a list of everything you’ll need so you don’t have to run back and forth to the store!

What is something many people might not know about you? I sing and play music for nursing homes. I was also a star wrestler in high school and college.

How would you describe the “Hirshfield’s employee spirit”? Hardworking and fun!

Thanks Neil! Be sure to say “Hi” the next time you stop in at the Roseville location!

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