keeping it real

Keeping It Real with Paul Messineo

The Keeping it Real series is your chance to hear from Allen & Shariff staff on life, lessons, and leadership, straight from the trenches. Sometimes literally.

Name and Title: Paul Messineo, Business Development Manager
Office location: Pittsburgh, PA
Years at Allen & Shariff: 10 years


 

Describe something from your past (school, work experience, a mentor) that most influenced you to become a business development manager?
During my first year at a small engineering company, I noticed that 75% of our projects came from only three companies. I mentioned to our company president that we may want to look for additional clients.  He agreed and said, “You can help me look for these clients and do engineering design too, but you don’t get any increase in salary. Thanks for volunteering.”

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Keeping It Real with Don Hocking

The Keeping it Real series is your chance to hear from Allen & Shariff staff on life, lessons, and leadership, straight from the trenches. Sometimes literally.

Name and Title: Donald R. (Don) Hocking, PE, LEED AP BD+C – Senior Mechanical Engineer
Office location: Salisbury, MD
Years at Allen & Shariff: 14.5 years


 

As Senior Mechanical Engineer, where do you invest your energies in relation to your team and clients?
Trying to understand where each are coming from and determining what avenue best allows us to work together.

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Keeping It Real with Ali Arshian

The Keeping it Real series is your chance to hear from Allen & Shariff staff on life, lessons, and leadership, straight from the trenches. Sometimes literally.   Name and Title: Ali Arshian, Senior Electrical Engineer Office location: Columbia, MD Years at Allen & Shariff: 11 years & 5 months What’s the one skill that you […]

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Keeping It Real with Aaron DeSantis

The Keeping it Real series is your chance to hear from Allen & Shariff staff on life, lessons, and leadership, straight from the trenches. Sometimes literally. Name and Title: Aaron DeSantis, Mechanical Designer Office location: Zelienople Years at Allen & Shariff: Two years What’s the one skill that you would say is essential to being […]

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Keeping It Real with Tom Taylor

The Keeping it Real series is your chance to hear from Allen & Shariff staff on life, lessons, and leadership, straight from the trenches. Sometimes literally. Name and Title:  Thomas J. Taylor, CET, CPD Office location: Pittsburgh, PA Years at Allen & Shariff: Over 12 years What’s the one skill that you would say is […]

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Keeping It Real with Joseph Klapheke

The Keeping it Real series is your chance to hear from Allen & Shariff staff on life, lessons, and leadership, straight from the trenches. Sometimes literally. Name and Title: Joe Klapheke, Senior Mechanical Engineer Office location: Pittsburgh North Years at Allen & Shariff: 4 years What’s the one skill that you would say is essential […]

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Keeping It Real with Chuck Booze

The Keeping it Real series is your chance to hear from Allen & Shariff staff on life, lessons, and leadership, straight from the trenches. Sometimes literally. Name: Chuck Booze – Senior Electrical Designer Office: Salisbury Years at Allen & Shariff: 16 Months

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Keeping It Real with Alpha Sallah

The Keeping it Real series is your chance to hear from Allen & Shariff staff on life, lessons, and leadership, straight from the trenches. Sometimes literally. Name and Title: Alpha Sallah, Mechanical Designer Office location: Columbia Headquarters Years at Allen & Shariff: 1 year What’s the one skill that you would say is essential to being […]

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