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Bernard Santiago is the Shop Operations Manager at Alpine Painting, bringing over 10 years of experience and a strong commitment to excellence in his role. With a background that began without any prior experience, Bernard has risen through the ranks to become a valuable leader within the company.
As the Shop Operations Manager, Bernard has been instrumental in overseeing and managing all shop operations and employees, ensuring optimal efficiency and productivity. He is responsible for enforcing company policies and ensuring strict compliance with safety regulations, policies, and procedures. Bernard provides comprehensive training and supervision to employees, enabling them to perform at their best. Additionally, he actively engages in sales and estimating for all in-house shop work, demonstrating his versatile skill set.
Bernard's impact extends beyond the confines of his role, as he plays a crucial part in the overall goals of the company. He consistently strives to maintain a prosperous shop while also supporting field operations with sundries and equipment management. Bernard understands that fostering a positive work environment is essential for a productive team, emphasizing the importance of morale. He continuously motivates his team, recognizing their outstanding work and conveying genuine appreciation, as he believes it directly contributes to the company's success.
Notable accomplishments mark Bernard's professional journey, including his certification as a nuclear coating applicator and his achievements as a CAS Level 1 and CAS Level 2. These accomplishments highlight his commitment to professional development and showcase his expertise in the industry.
Outside of work, Bernard indulges his passion for RC cars, specializing in speed runs. With an impressive personal best record of 166 mph, he truly embodies the "Go Fast Or Go Home" motto. This dedication to his hobby showcases his determination and drive, both professionally and personally.