Employee Spotlight | Thomas O’Donovan

Western would like to recognize Thomas O'Donovan as our Employee Spotlight.

Kudos, Tom—and thank you for being a valued member of the Western team!


Q&A with Thomas O'Donovan

01

What is your role at Western?

Senior Superintendent

02

What do you like most about Western?

Their open door policy and communication.

03

What are three words to describe Western?

A. Good. Company.

04

What is your proudest moment at Western?

Being asked to move to Super position.

05

What has been your favorite project at Western?

The Corbin Building—won the Lucy Moses award.

06

Before working at Western, what was the most unusual job you had?

Elevator Operator.

07

How long have you worked at Western?

I started here in 1980, so I'm about to start my 43rd year.

08

What advice do you have for prospective Western candidates?

Work hard, work smart.

09

What have you gained from Working at Western?

A lifetime of memories and wisdom.

10

What is on your wish list for the next 10 years with Western?

Sipping whiskey and smoking cigars in the comfort of home because I plan to retire soon.

11

If you could switch your job with anyone else within Western, whose job would you want?

Butch's.

12

What about you? What do you personally enjoy?

Spending time with family, fishing, and thoroughbred horse racing.

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