We adore our team members and love to showcase them! For our latest employee spotlight, we’re featuring Outbound Manager, Eric Goris. Eric has been a member of the Paper Mart family for 7 years. Recently, he was recognized for earning our 2018 Manager of the Year award. Eric is a New Yorker at heart with a passion for family, fun-loving adventure movies, and pasta! Learn more about Eric here!
What do you do at Paper Mart? Outbound Manager
How long have you worked here? 7 years
Tell us what a typical day at work for you entails. A typical day for me entails making sure that we provide a great working environment and in the process provide the best service possible to our customers. We want to create a successful team and take Paper Mart to the next level.
What do you like best about working at Paper Mart? I love that Paper Mart is family owned and we operate in a family oriented environment. Also, I enjoy working and coaching our associates in the warehouse.
Before Paper Mart, what was the most unusual/interesting job you had? The most interesting job I had was at the age of 18, I worked with people with disabilities.
Apart from your work at Paper Mart, what are some side projects or hobbies you have outside of the office/warehouse? I really enjoy watching my daughter BriAnna play fastpitch softball. My other hobbies include playing golf and basketball.
If you had to eat one type of food for the rest of your life, what would it be? I love Pasta! New Yorker’s favorite!!
Would you rather go back in time or in the future? Why? I would love to go back in time for multiple reasons: 1. To be able to speak/see family and friends that I’ve lost over the years. 2. Rectify some of the choices that I made in my teenage years.
Describe what you were like at age 10. I was born and raised in Brooklyn NY, not in the most friendly neighborhood so, I got into trouble quite a bit. Let’s just say I made a few trips to the principal’s office.
What is the first concert you attended? This is going to shock everyone but, I have never attended a concert. I love music but, I dislike large crowds.
What’s your all-time favorite TV show? New York Undercover & Dukes of Hazzard.
The Paper Mart Family
Paper Mart is a 4th generation owned & operated family business. In 2019 we’re celebrating our 98th year in business and our 21st year on the web. We pride ourselves in being the largest discount packaging supply company in the United States. Retail, Food, and Industrial Packaging items are our specialties. We currently list for sale over 26,000 items. Our goal is to sell the best for less. The Paper Mart family includes over 250 employees all working together to deliver the best products and service in the industry. We believe that each individual on our team plays an important role in making Paper Mart a great place to work and grow.
Interested in joining the Paper Mart team? Click here to visit our careers page.