(Q&A with one of HGR’s buyers, Ryan Usher)
When did you start with HGR, and why?
I started in 2010 as a salesperson. It was my first job out of college.
What is your territory, and what do you do on a daily basis?
My territory is Michigan, Northwest Ohio, and Northeast Indiana. I visit companies in this area daily looking for equipment to buy. Most of my time is spent with companies here in Michigan where I live.
What do you like most about your job?
I enjoy being able to see how things are made — everything from cars to foods. There’s always something interesting waiting for me each day.
What’s your greatest challenge?
Staying on top of a busy monthly schedule
What’s your most interesting moment at HGR?
I would say working a booth for HGR at a local industrial art show in Lakewood, Ohio.
What do you enjoy doing when you’re not working?
I like to play golf, go mountain biking and hang out on the lake.
Who is your hero or greatest influence/inspiration, and why?
My father. He worked hard to make a good life and always has great advice right when it was needed.