Matt Grieser is easily identified around Achieve Services, Inc. by his signature backwards baseball cap and his joking personality. Matt has been working with Achieve since 2006 and spends most of his time in the workroom, up on the 4th floor, or around the building picking up recycling.
Matt is also very artistic and enjoys writing and singing his own songs. He has made up a few silly ones about Harry Potter and Hermione Granger as well as some more serious songs that were put together with the help of Achieve Training Specialist Joe Lascota.
We had a chance to talk to Matt and find out what he enjoys most about working at Achieve:
What type of jobs to you do at Achieve?
MATT: I work with Pete shredding stuff. At my high school I worked with Mike Bisping, my boss at Bridges.
What type of work do you do in the workshop?
MATT: Assemble cans. Do recycling. I go to Pete’s office to check the weather. I also put together cards.
How many cards can you put together?
MATT: 2000. In one paycheck.
What are some of the things you like best about Achieve?
MATT: I like the people here. I like to work with Patty and Jennifer upstairs on the 4th floor.
What do you like to do for fun?
MATT: I like music. Rock n’ roll, man.
What kind of music do you like?
MATT: Electric guitars. My dad plays them with me. (Matt starts playing air guitar.)
Do you play music here at Achieve?
MATT: Yeah with Joe.
What else do you like to do for fun?
MATT: Hang out with my family. Do fun stuff, go out, barbecue, go on vacation.
Personability posts are an ongoing feature on the Achieve blog. Stay tuned for more interviews with people like Matt!