Featured Employee: Ryan Martin

June 03, 2013

For the past six years, Ryan Martin has been honing his skills and making a name for himself within JHE. The operations manager who is “living the dream” at the event experience company is integral in the execution of a variety of events, including, most recently the NASCAR Sprint All-Star race driver introductions. The Florida native has learned to be adaptable and plan for the unexpected in a line of work where anything is possible.

Q&A with Ryan Martin:

  • Role at JHE: Livin’ the dream
  • Runner-up career: Retired billionaire
  • The best career advice you ever received: Always exceed expectation’s 
  • The most important lesson you’ve learned at JHE: Plan for the unexpected. In this line of work, anything is possible.
  • Accomplishment at JHE you are most proud of: Best confetti shot for three years running.
  • The biggest challenge for the Sprint All-Star race: The speed at which everything has to be set and struck. It’s a lot of pieces to move and set in a limited amount of time. Everyone has to work in sync to get it done correctly.
  • Biggest myth about your job: That it’s easy.
  • Insider secret to your job: Adaptability
  • Best part of working at JHE: The people.

Six Things You Might Not Know About Ryan Martin:

  • The one person I’ve always wanted to meet is… myself 20 years from now.
  • My family is… my mom and dad, two brothers, fiancée, Haley, and dog, Sheamus.
  • I spend my weekends… usually at the rack track or on the lake with friends.
  • My favorite sport is… Carolina Panthers football.
  • The product that should be invented is… a silent race car.
  • My favorite quote is… “You can’t fix stupid.”
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