EMPLOYEE HIGHLIGHT: JOSH BURNETTE

Meet Josh Burnette. Josh works as a driver for our Greensboro branch, and he recently won a Most Valuable Employee award! If you’re one of our Greensboro customers, chances are you recognize Josh’s friendly face. Josh is a Route and Swing Driver, so not only does he have his own delivery route, but he also fills in on other routes when drivers are unavailable. Josh goes above and beyond by helping out his supervisor with extra tasks whenever possible , and he plays a vital part in helping our Greensboro branch run smoothly.

Q & A with Josh Burnette

What do you love most about what you do and about working at FSIoffice in general?

I love the independence of the job and being able to be out and about everyday. I also work with some really reliable, hard-working people and that helps our branch to operate smoothly.

What has been your favorite project or task at FSIoffice?

Being able to help customers problem solve and having them feel like FSI is the best company to work with for their needs.

Before working at FSI, what was the most unusual or interesting job you have had?

I once worked for 3 months for a tree company in the swamps of Florida (contending with alligators and cottonmouths).

What is on your bucket list to do OR name some thing(s) on your bucket list that you have done?

I would love to take to Alaskan Cruise.

What is your favorite thing to do in the wonderful city of Greensboro?

In Greensboro, we have over 90 miles of paved and unpaved trails that are available to walk, run or bike….most of which are within a few minutes of my house.

Who is your favorite musician/musical group?

Too many to pick a favorite but I love tons of artists in Classic Country, Heavy Metal, Punk, Classic Rock and old-school Hip Hop

What are some of your favorite TV shows, movies, and/or books?

TV Shows: anything true crime related, Game of Thrones, The Americans and College Football
Movies: Star Wars, Aliens, Halloween, Goodfellas, The Godfather, Coming to America
Books: Into Thin Air, Swan Song, IT, Mine, Pet Sematary, Into the Heart of the Sea, The Given Day, In Harm’s Way, Dharma Punks, A Man on the Moon, Child 44, Fatal Forecast, Unbroken, The Longest Day, Five Families, Hyperion, Summer of Night, Infected(series), Fall of Giants(series)

If you had to eat one meal every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?

A Double Cheeseburger and fries from Ikes in Spartanburg SC (only if I could exercise it off!!)

What are some of your favorite activities and interests outside of work?

Exercise (gym, yoga, jogging); hanging out with my daughter, my family and my friends; Reading; going to the beach; and going to the occasional concert or football game.

What’s a miscellaneous fun fact about you?

I am right handed in everything I do but can only swing a bat from my left side.

What more can you tell us about yourself?

I have a wife that I have been with since 2003, a daughter that is my heart and soul and lots of extended family in 5 or 6 different states.

Read these outstanding comments from a couple of the coworkers who voted for Josh!

“Josh is very dependable and a team player. Always willing to go the extra mile.”

“He is a team player, excellent, dependable, and easily meets all of the qualifications of a valuable employee.”


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