March 2023 Newsletter
VOTED ARKANSAS FEBRUARY EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH!
We are proud to announce that Josh Denham has been selected as Employee of the Month for February!!
Josh arrived at Lone Star Communications in February of 2018 in the sprinkler department. He left for a few short months and returned to the Lone Star Family in December of 2021 and is currently a Sprinkler Forman and Fitter. Josh has more than 8 years of Sprinkler experience and has expertise in service as well as install. He is Valentine's baby, born on February 14th. (Happy Birthday Josh!) He is married to Saraya and has three kids he is super proud of. He loves spending time with his family, either at the ballfield or traveling to different sports competitions and coaching. He is well-liked among his peers and we are so glad to have him on our team. Thanks Josh for upholding our values: One Team, One Purpose, One Family!
Comments from Josh's Coworkers
1. "He is very skilled at what he does and is knowledgeable about his business and how it works. He puts the customer first and is willing to go the extra mile to get the job done. When I worked with him he took time to explain to me how everything worked and showed me the proper ways of installing sprinklers."
2. "Works very hard at what he does, and is very meticulous at every job. He’s patient with helping willing techs from other departments at understanding what needs to be done. Josh has a go-get-it-done mentality and is a great asset to the Lone Star Team!"
3. "Josh is running multiple jobs in Northwest Arkansas and working the weekends at Tyson Noel correcting all of their issues on the fire sprinkler systems. He shows true dedication to the customers and Lone Star Communications. "
4. "Josh has played an integral part on the Sprinkler team getting work done and moving forward."
THE FUN STUFF
Josh will be receiving a $50 gift card and an Employee of the Month certificate.
I also would like to congratulate Daniel Stubblefield on winning the participation award. He will be receiving a $25 gift card for being randomly selected among those that participated.
VOTED GRAND PRAIRIE FEBRUARY EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH!
We are proud to announce that Raymond Gilbert has been selected by the Grand Prairie team as Employee of the Month for February!
Raymond started his career at Lone Star Communications on June 29th, 2000. He is a part of our Engineering Department and holds the position of Estimator.
Comments from Raymond's coworkers
"Raymond always has a smile on his face. He worked diligently with sales and it is greatly appreciated. Always go above and beyond for our Sales team."
"Raymond routinely goes above and beyond the call of duty to turn in an exceptional performance every day."
"RG is truly the definition of ONE TEAM. Raymond puts in hours above and beyond the call of duty to reach goals and the needs of other departments."
"One team, one purpose, one family!"
"Raymond, aka Sarg, is the type of team member every team leader would love to have. He’s Reliable, dedicated, nose to the grindstone, does whatever it takes to get it done."
- Hayden Hughes
"If you need a Healthcare quote done, Raymond is your guy. His getter done attitude is infectious. Most don't see him because he is behind the screen pumping numbers into Q360. His positive attitude and "good ole boy" sayings keep the team entertained. So, if you come by and he is popping peanuts, that also means he is crunching numbers."
- Lasonia Reed
Raymond is an all-around good dude. He is the best at what he does and is someone you want on your team when the going gets tough. “AWWE YEAH!” - Arturo Vazquez
Raymond “Sarg.” Mr. BAYLOR Gilbert is one of the Greatest Employees that makes Lone Star such an awesome place to work. Raymond just puts his head down and does his job, never complains about the amount of estimates he is asked to do and if the deadline is unrealistic, he gets us #’s to give to our clients on time, the guy is a machine and we are all very blessed to have him on Lone Star’s Team! - Pat Harvey
Raymond Gilbert is a good man, a reliable, caring coworker and is GREAT at his job! He is the very definition of an “A” player. He exceeds expectations day in and day out, even when the expectations are beyond reason, and he does it with a positive attitude ALWAYS! I am honored to call him a friend and co-worker. CONGRATULATIONS RAYMOND!! - Dan Murphy
VOTED GRAND PRAIRIE FEBRUARY EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH!
We are proud to announce that Jordan Rider has been selected by the Grand Prairie team as Employee of the Month for February!
Jordan started his career at Lone Star Communications on May 16th, 2022. He is a part of our Service Department and holds the position of Service Technician.
Comments from Jordan's coworkers
"Jordan has a great attitude inside & outside the office and is a TEAM player. He definitely brings a lot of value to the LSC TEAM!"
"Very bright young man."
"Always happy and a very hard worker"
"Jordan, the youngest member of the service team and well on his way to becoming a superstar. Highly intelligent, great attitude and always ready for a challenge."
- Michael Langelier
"Jordan is a great asset to our TEAM. Since he has joined us, he has excelled in new challenges and is an extremely quick learner. He has completed many steps and his Career Ladder and has taken on new roles with a great attitude and eagerness. I look forward to coaching him along the way as his career developments. “A” player for sure!"
- Michael Traylor
THE FUN STUFF
Raymond and Jordan will each receive a $50 gift card as well as an Employee of the Month coin. Each show what is to be One Team, One Purpose, and One Family. Thank you for all that you do and congratulations once again!
VOTED CENTRAL TEXAS FEBRUARY EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH!
We are proud to announce that Shaun Essary has been selected by the Central Texas team as Employee of the Month for February!
Shaun began working at Lone Star Communications in 2016 as a Service Technician out of LSCT San Antonio office. He has experience working with Responder 5 systems, Salient camera systems, and access control systems such as ACRE Vanderbilt.
Comments from some of Shaun's coworkers.
"Knowledgeable, Friendly, always willing to help."
"Always puts the customer first and is always eager to learn."
"Shaun is an amazing team member and a smart self-driven technician. He is always striving to ensure the clients are well taken care of, works hard to enhance his knowledge, is efficient and effective in all of his tasks, and always willing to help the team where needed."
THE FUN STUFF
Shaun will be receiving an Artic Back Pack cooler and $50 dollar gift card.
CRISOFORO ORTEGA VOTED HOUSTON FEBRUARY EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH!
We are proud to announce that Crisoforo Ortega has been selected by the Houston team as Employee of the Month for February!
Crisoforo has been recognized as the employee of the month twice the month of February in different years. What’s the odds in that!? February seems to be his Lucky month. Cris has been an employee at Houston Lone Star for 9 years. He has displayed hard-working traits and reliability.
Comments from Crisoforo's coworkers
“Cris is always a Team player and part of our Lone Star Family, ready and willing to support”
“Always displays hardworking traits.”
“Always teaching new things”
Crisoforo will receive a gift set from behind door #2 in Alyssa’s Office and we will add his name to the plaque in the front office to start off the Employees of the month for 2023.
Finally, Crisoforo will receive a limited-edition Employee of the Month Commemorative Custom Coin that is still being designed.
Wheel of Names
Omar Puente has won the gift card drawing for this month. Thanks for Participating!