September 2022 Employee Spotlight

Meet our September 2022 Employee Spotlight, Alex Poole! Alex is a part of our Employee Owned Holdings team in Houston, TX. Let’s get to know him better:

What is your role? Briefly describe what you do.

“My role as recruiting coordinator for EOH is full of opportunities to travel and recruit students. I am currently traveling to several universities for career fairs. This is my first job out of college, and it has been a wonderful opportunity to learn from many different aspects of a company. I have worked on projects with marketing, HR, and operations.”

Who/what inspires you?

“My mother is my biggest source of inspiration. She received two masters while my father was overseas. She set a great example of a strong work ethic and perseverance.”

If you had to pick one strength you bring the to team, what would it be?

“Hunger to learn and succeed.”

What do you like to do in your free time?

“I am an active member of Founders Baptist Church. I also enjoy spending time with my cat, Lauren, and magnet fishing with my good friend.”

If I could learn how to do one thing, what would it be?

“Fluid power: I want to be a more effective recruiter and understand the technical aspects of the jobs I’m hiring for.”

Where were you born?

“Camp Pendleton, California”

What’s the best thing about your job?

“I love having getting to meet qualified people and offer them opportunities with our wonderful family of companies. I also love the group of people I work with.”

What’s been one of your proudest moments at EOHI?

“Every new opportunity to expand my responsibilities has made me proud. I enjoy enlarging my scope of projects and responsibilities. I look for any way I can contribute to the success of the company.”

How do you define success?

“The great Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant carried a prayer in his wallet –

‘This is the beginning of a new day. God has given me this day to use as I will. I can waste it or use it for good. What I do today is very important because I am exchanging a day of my life for it. When tomorrow comes, this day will be gone forever, leaving something in its place I have traded for it. I want it to be gain, not loss — good, not evil. Success, not failure in order that I shall not forget the price I paid for it.” – Heartsill Wilson’

Success is living without wasting a moment because the price of every day is a day of your life.”

Where is your favorite place that you’ve traveled?

“Guatemala and Alabama.”