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Leon Blankenship

What is your position at Hicks Roofing?

Project Foreman

What are your primary responsibilities?

To make sure jobs are done right and on time.

When did you join Hicks Roofing?

1989

What did you do before joining the team at Hicks Roofing Inc.?

Home remodeling.

How did you get started with Hicks Roofing Inc.?

Through a temporary service.

What do you like the most about your job or position?

Being outside and pretty much my own boss.

What's the most interesting project or thing you've done while at Hicks Roofing Inc.?

The Helicopter Pad project at Akron General Hospital.

If I could have any job in the world, it would be?

Owning my own business.

For relaxation I really enjoy?

Fishing, camping and NASCAR.

Growing up, the first job I ever had was?

A paper route.

The worst job I have ever had was?

A meat cutter for a local meat company.

People might be surprised to know that I once?

Was a meat cutter.

What kind of car would you most likely be found driving?

Ford truck

I was born in?

Fairfax, VA.

My weekends are usually spent doing what?

Yard work, working on my house and hanging out with friends.

The thing I most dread in life is?

Working for a living.

If you could meet one person who would it be and why?

Mark Martin – He is my favorite NASCAR driver.

If you were an animal, what would you be, and why?

A bird, because I could fly and be free.

When I retire, I picture myself?

Doing a lot of nothing.

The most important person in my life is?

My wife.

The one thing I have that I cherish most is?

My children.

If I were a tool, I would be

a Swiss Army Knife because it does it all.

My favorite thing in my garage is?

My power tools.