Author: ChoiceOne

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Brittany Clinehens: “How do you adjust signal timings?” Craig Eley: “We have special tools: we’re traffic engineers.”     We all know by now that traffic engineers are pretty much superheroes. But now we have learned that not only do they have special brains,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Megan Bornhorst: "Sammy? That’s A LOT of boxes!"   What’s with all the boxes? Charity Cup, that’s what! And thanks to our clients and friends, we raised over $8,000 for the Miami Valley Down Syndrome Association and Ronald McDonald House Charities! THANK...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Matt Hoying: I just caught Sammy in her “work” mittens. It’s not that we try to keep it cold at Choice One. It just… happens.   There are benefits to a cold office. First, we keep our field surveyors well-seasoned for work...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Kyle Siegrist: “Yes, I do keep a chart of when I stand up and sit down at my adjustable desk.”   Why Kyle keeps track of the number of times he stands at his current adjustable-height desk is a murky, mythical...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Lexy Bolin: “Today I’ll be reminding Jeff Puthoff he’s old.” Each morning the Choice One crew meets on Zoom to quickly discuss what each of us is working on. It helps us to know where help is needed and keeps...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Adam Gill: “How many pairs of glasses does it take to be an accountant, Caray?”   Six. It takes six.   It's mid-January, and that means closing the books on 2020 and preparing for tax season for our accounting team, Caray Schmiesing and...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Matt Hoying: “Marla and I have been negotiating the payment for these cookies for a week or so now.”   For over 20 years, Marla Schroeder (Tony’s daughter) has been supplying Choice One with her infamous holiday monster cookies. However, 2020...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Inquiring Mindsets: What are your favorite or least favorite holiday traditions? With the holidays in full swing, we have been discussing some of our favorite--and least favorite--holiday traditions. Of course, many of us enjoy baking cookies, sipping eggnog, and watching...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] “Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good-night!” The holidays are upon us, and we couldn’t miss the opportunity to send a shout out to our corridor-studying, signal-designing, vehicle-counting traffic engineers. Indeed, these guys might be more passionate...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Mitch Thobe: “I wonder how many pins and screws are inside Choice One employee bodies?” Recently, surveyor Dan Perreira broke his arm and needed several permanent screws surgically installed. Lucky for him, he has quite a few Choice One friends...