Our team is very proud to feature Larry Dickey for this week’s employee spotlight. He has been an amazing member of our Paper Mart family for 39 years and was voted by his peers as 2017 Manager of the Year. Read Larry’s Q&A below to learn more about his favorite food, personal interests and daily tasks as our Receiving Operations Manager!
What do you do at Paper Mart? Operation Manager – Receiving
How long have you worked here? 39 years
Tell us what a typical day at work for you entails. A typical day for me is spent working on warehouse efficiencies, I also do what I love doing which is coaching and training.
What do you like best about working at Paper Mart? The team atmosphere displayed by all departments, teaching, training, and coaching.
Before Paper Mart, what was the most unusual/interesting job you had? Delivered appliances. This can be very challenging.
Apart from your work at Paper Mart, what are some side projects or hobbies you have outside of the office/warehouse? I love to golf and go antique shopping with my wife.
If you had to eat one type of food for the rest of your life, what would it be? Spaghetti
Would you rather go back in time or in the future? Why? I would never want to go back in time. I am a person who loves change and new things.
Describe what you were like at age 10. Very active, loved to play sports even at that age.
What is the first concert you attended? Tower of Power
What’s your all-time favorite TV show? I Love Lucy
The Paper Mart Family
Paper Mart is a 4th generation owned & operated family business. 2018 is our 97th year in business and our 20th 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.
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