September's Innovative Expert of the Month

August 28, 2019
Innovative Expert of the Month Steve Shimek of The Outdoor GreatRoom Company

Steve Shimek, Sales

 

Number of Years at The Outdoor GreatRoom Company: 15 years

How many years of experience in this industry? I have 40 years of experience in the industry.

What is your overall experience/background?

I was the General Manager and Vice President of Sales at Heat-N-Glo® for 25 years. Then I was the Vice President of Sales at The Outdoor GreatRoom Company for 15 years.

Memorable Moment at OGC?

It was when we achieved 10 million in sales. It was one of Dan Shimek's goals.

Why do you love working at OGC?

I enjoy selling our product line. Our customers are also fun to work with! But the people at OGC are great and make it easy to come to work.

Favorite OGC Product?

The Vintage Fire Pit Collection is my favorite. I like the combination and look of the tiles that make up the fire pit top.

Fun Fact: Do you prefer coffee or tea? What's your favorite type of coffee drink?

I like coffee with a flavored creamer!

What do you enjoy in your free time?

I love golfing, traveling with Lee Ann (my wife), spending time with the grandkids, and gardening.

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