Avionics News March 2018 - 43

a.m. I love my job, and even
when I was still punching a
clock, I'd get set up for the day
and turn my bench on, log on,
and then go clock in. I like what
I do. I can't believe I've been
here 27 years. Even when it's
stressful and hectic, I like the
busyness of it. We have great
people here who I consider my
friends. I feel as if I don't work
for Kent, but I work with him.
Do you like the bench
work or the managerial
work better?
I like both. I enjoy doing sales. I
enjoy trying to solve problems for
customers. I like the mix. I like the
repair work, but I like talking to
customers on the phone, so I have
a foot in both areas.

What's the
corporate culture at
Bevan-Rabell?
It's family-oriented. I can have a
conversation with everyone here.
We know everyone's family, their
spouses and kids. I can talk about
their weekends and what's going
on. Everyone gets along well. With
an airplane problem, you will see
two different installers working
together. When it comes down to it,
everyone takes work very seriously.
We take care of our customers, and
that's everyone's goal.

What else do you like
about your work?
I enjoy meeting all the interesting
people, and I like the different
problems we face. Kent always says
that we can fix any problem and we
don't send the customers packing.
We'll fix it. Right or wrong, the
customer is taken care of. It's laid
back, but with a sense of urgency. I
enjoy talking to customers so much
that when I'm on vacation, I stop in
to see customers since I want to meet
them and put the face with the voice.
Luckily, my wife is easygoing about
that.

What do you do when
you're not working?
We enjoy traveling. For years, I
was single with a son. Before I got
remarried, my son and I did stuff
together such as hunting or hanging
out with friends. I enjoy going to
sporting events and getting together
with friends on the weekends. I am
not heavily committed to any hobby.

How did you
meet your wife?
I met Denise, who is a CPA, on a
blind date. Her first cousin, whom I
knew, set us up. I had decided that I
wasn't going to date, that I was happy
at work and being with my son, and
that was a fine life. I reluctantly went
on this blind date, and we dated for
three years and then got married.

She has three kids, and we're a close
family.
My son is 20 and does construction.
Her kids are grown, and she has three
grandkids who live in Missouri and one
who lives in Connecticut. Her youngest
son is 20, and he's a junior at K-State.
By the way, Denise asked me early
on how long I'd been at my job, and
she'd been at her job for 30 years.
She wanted stability, and so did I.
This job has been solid, and I've been
very lucky.

What do you see
in your future?
I would like to see myself able to
retire from here, but I don't know if I
could walk away. I'd like to retire but
still come in a day or two a week to
keep my brain functioning. I'm 47, so I
figure I have another 20 years of work,
God willing. I look forward to the
future and how everything holds up.

Is this the only job
you've ever had?
Growing up, I did odd jobs like
mowing lawns and baling hay in
Andale. In high school and going
through technical school, I worked at
a grocery store. That helped me get
used to dealing with the public and
talking to them. q

To learn more about Bevan-Rabell,
visit bevanrabell.com.
avionics news

*

march

2018

43


http://bevanrabell.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Avionics News March 2018

No label
Avionics News March 2018 - 1
Avionics News March 2018 - No label
Avionics News March 2018 - Cover2
Avionics News March 2018 - 1
Avionics News March 2018 - 2
Avionics News March 2018 - 3
Avionics News March 2018 - 4
Avionics News March 2018 - 5
Avionics News March 2018 - 6
Avionics News March 2018 - 7
Avionics News March 2018 - 8
Avionics News March 2018 - 9
Avionics News March 2018 - 10
Avionics News March 2018 - 11
Avionics News March 2018 - 12
Avionics News March 2018 - 13
Avionics News March 2018 - 14
Avionics News March 2018 - 15
Avionics News March 2018 - 16
Avionics News March 2018 - 17
Avionics News March 2018 - 18
Avionics News March 2018 - 19
Avionics News March 2018 - 20
Avionics News March 2018 - 21
Avionics News March 2018 - 22
Avionics News March 2018 - 23
Avionics News March 2018 - 24
Avionics News March 2018 - 25
Avionics News March 2018 - 26
Avionics News March 2018 - 27
Avionics News March 2018 - 28
Avionics News March 2018 - 29
Avionics News March 2018 - 30
Avionics News March 2018 - 31
Avionics News March 2018 - 32
Avionics News March 2018 - 33
Avionics News March 2018 - 34
Avionics News March 2018 - 35
Avionics News March 2018 - 36
Avionics News March 2018 - 37
Avionics News March 2018 - 38
Avionics News March 2018 - 39
Avionics News March 2018 - 40
Avionics News March 2018 - 41
Avionics News March 2018 - 42
Avionics News March 2018 - 43
Avionics News March 2018 - 44
Avionics News March 2018 - 45
Avionics News March 2018 - 46
Avionics News March 2018 - 47
Avionics News March 2018 - 48
Avionics News March 2018 - 49
Avionics News March 2018 - 50
Avionics News March 2018 - 51
Avionics News March 2018 - 52
Avionics News March 2018 - 53
Avionics News March 2018 - 54
Avionics News March 2018 - 55
Avionics News March 2018 - 56
Avionics News March 2018 - 57
Avionics News March 2018 - 58
Avionics News March 2018 - 59
Avionics News March 2018 - 60
Avionics News March 2018 - 61
Avionics News March 2018 - 62
Avionics News March 2018 - 63
Avionics News March 2018 - 64
Avionics News March 2018 - 65
Avionics News March 2018 - 66
Avionics News March 2018 - 67
Avionics News March 2018 - 68
Avionics News March 2018 - 69
Avionics News March 2018 - 70
Avionics News March 2018 - 71
Avionics News March 2018 - 72
Avionics News March 2018 - 73
Avionics News March 2018 - 74
Avionics News March 2018 - 75
Avionics News March 2018 - 76
Avionics News March 2018 - 77
Avionics News March 2018 - 78
Avionics News March 2018 - 79
Avionics News March 2018 - 80
Avionics News March 2018 - 81
Avionics News March 2018 - 82
Avionics News March 2018 - 83
Avionics News March 2018 - 84
Avionics News March 2018 - 85
Avionics News March 2018 - 86
Avionics News March 2018 - 87
Avionics News March 2018 - 88
Avionics News March 2018 - Cover3
Avionics News March 2018 - Cover4
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/58-10
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/58-9
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/58-8
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/58-7
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/58-6
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/58-5
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/58-4
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/58-3
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/58-2
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/58-1
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/57-12
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/57-11
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/57-10
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/57-9
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/57-8
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/57-7
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/57-6
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/57-5
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/57-4
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/57-3
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/57-2
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/57-1
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/56-12
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/56-11
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/56-10
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/56-9
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/56-8
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/56-7
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/56-6
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/56-5
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/56-4
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/56-3
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/56-2
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/56-1
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/55-12
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/55-11
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/55-10
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/55-9
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/55-8
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/55-7
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/55-6
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/55-5
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/55-4
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/55-3
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/55-02
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/55-01
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/54-12
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/54-11
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/54-10
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/54-9
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/54-8
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/54-7
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/54-6
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/54-5
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/54-4
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/54-3
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/54-2
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/54-1
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/53-12
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/53-11
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/53-10
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/53-9
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/53-8
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/53-7
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/53-6
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/53-5
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/53-4
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/53-3
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/53-2
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/53-1
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/52-12
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/52-11
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/52-10
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/52-9
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/avne/52-8
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/52-7
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/52-6
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/52-5
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/52-4
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/52-3
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/52-2
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/52-1
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/51-12
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/51-11
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/51-10
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/51-9
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/51-8
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/51-7
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/51-6
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/51-5
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/51-4
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/51-3
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/51-2
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/51-1
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/50-12
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/50-11
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/50-10
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/50-9
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/50-8
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/50-7
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/50-6
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/50-5
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/50-4
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/50-3
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/50-2
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/50-1
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/49-12
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/49-11
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/49-10
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/49-9
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/49-8
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/49-7
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/49-6
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/49-5
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/49-4
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/49-3
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/49-2
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/49-1
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/48-12
https://www.nxtbook.com/allen/avne/48-11
https://www.nxtbookmedia.com