Meet our May 2022 Employee Spotlight, James Bach! James joined our EOH team back in March and has already been a huge asset to Elite Control’s team as the Sales Manager. Let’s get to know him better:
What is your role? Briefly describe what you do.
“I’m the Sales Manager for Elite Controls. I wear many hats, but my primary functions are business development and driving a successful growth plan for ECI. I am the commercial front and strive to help build, maintain and strengthen trusting rapport with customers, vendors and our sister companies.”
Who/what inspires you?
“God is my cornerstone and my family keeps me motivated. Both of these inspire me.”
If you had to pick one strength you bring to the team, what would it be?
“Customer Centric Culture. I have over 20+ years of experience in sales and over half of this has been in commercial leadership rolls. My hope is to help influence and strengthen our already solid team.”
What do you like to do in your free time?
“Family is my everything! My wife and I love to be with our 4 wonderful children. We have a strong passion for travel, the arts, concerts and enjoy camping, hiking & exploring.”
If I could learn how to do one thing, what would it be?
“Speak multiple languages. I have always found a beauty in the different dialects of the world. It would be great to be emerged into another country/culture learning and speaking the dialect of the local nationals.”
Where were you born?
“I was born in a small town called North Tonawanda, it is between Buffalo and Niagara Falls, New York. Fun fact: Tonawanda means “Swift Waters” because of its location near the mighty Niagara River that separates US and Canada and feeds the Falls.”
What’s the best thing about your job?
“Customers, the diverse applications and a chance to learn more.”
What’s been one of your proudest moments at EOHI?
“It is early in my EOHI career, but as of now the day my wife and I signed the offer letter.”
How do you define success?
“Success to me is when you are doing something you love and can contribute back to people through teaching & sharing what you have learned. By doing this, my hope is that they may be able to find a quicker and more efficient way to their own successes.”
Where is your favorite place that you’ve traveled?
“Thailand – the people, culture, food and overall beauty of the country is fantastic.”