“James ‘JP’ brings a fun competitive spirit to the team. He is always looking for improvement and sees a much bigger picture than just his daily responsibilities. We are always receiving emails from his agents praising his work ethic and ability to resolve issues presented to him. We feel very fortunate to have him on our team!” – Angie Lannefeld, Account Analyst Manager
Tell us a little about your education.
I was a part of the graduating class of Ironwood High School 2009.
I received my Bachelors in Accounting at Newman University located in Wichita, KS.
I also wrestled all 4 years at 133lbs.
Where were you working before finding GTZ?
Before GTZ, I worked at Swift Transportation as an AR Analyst.
What exactly do your job duties entail?
My job duties entail using root cause analysis to find and correct any issues with the AR for Outside Sales and Acquisitions. I mainly communicate and work with the agents and the customers.
What makes you successful at what you do?
I am driven and very competitive. I work hard and have educated myself more than just the required.
What do you like most about working for GTZ?
I really enjoy the team I work with. The agents and the other analysts on my team are great to work with.
What are some of your past accomplishments while working here?
I was assigned with top 20 agencies in which I have cleaned up a lot of the past due.
I have made some of the top 20 agents happy with the work I have done.
Do you have a most memorable moment at GTZ?
My most memorable moment would be receiving this Employee of the Month title.
What are your career goals?
I eventually would like to work for myself. I have goals that will lead me to acquire my CPA and run my own business.
Where are you originally from?
I am from Long Island, NY. My parents moved to Arizona when I was a year old. I was raised in Peoria, Arizona.
What do you like to do in your spare time? (Hobbies, sports, etc.)
I spend most my time with my family but wrestling is my passion. I started wrestling in grade school all the way through college. Today, I am coach at the high school I graduated from.
What’s something about you that most people don’t know?
I completed the Academy of Finance program. It is a program that is tied with the National Academy Foundation (www.naf.org). The website explains it better.
Anything else you feel like telling the GlobalTranz world?
I am happy to be a part of the GlobalTranz family.
I want to thank the people that had voted for me to be employee of the month.