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Jon Conkling



Jon Conkling

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Inside Sales Representative in Cleveland

What is your role at Pipeline?

Develop new accounts and nurture existing ones. Trouble shooting and developing better processes.

When did you start (Month/Year) at Pipeline?

August 2007

Family?

Wife: Bridget and 4 kids: Ryan 17, Megan 15, Nathan 12 and Aidan 10

Pets?

Two dogs- Chance (The Terrier/Ridgeback/Lab mutt) Age 2 and Kota (Jack Russell/Hound dog mix) Age 2.  Both are very friendly and love to run and bark at nothing.

Three cats- Milo (Genius: Goosealotagus) Age 4, and Rogue ("Duchess"... pretty and she knows it) Age 3, and Sage (The Black Ninja) Age 3

What do you enjoy about living in your state/area?

I enjoy the change of seasons and living close to my extended family.

Hobbies?

Playing baseball, hanging with the family, reading about business & investing and yardwork

Pet peeves?

Chronic complainers and obnoxious people

Who has been the greatest inspiration in your life?

My parents and reading about people like Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger

Read any good books?

Airframe by Michael Crichton

Favorite movie?

Bull Durham

Favorite color?

Blue

Favorite food? 

BBQ baby back ribs and corn on the cob

What is something that you think no one knows about you?

My friend and I once got in a convoy of unmarked government vehicles traveling from SC to Washington DC at speeds of 90-100 mph all the way.

What would you want other people to know about you?

I am always here to help.

What 1 word best describes you?

Perseverance

What do you enjoy most about working at Pipeline?

The people and the challenge to improve

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