Getting to Know the Boxwell Team with an Employee Spotlight

   
   
  • by boxwell/July 7, 2022
  • brenda@boxwell.co
At Boxwell, we build every one of our custom storage units from pure innovation, ingenuity, and integrity. Our products are solid and speak for themselves. But our best asset at Boxwell is our team of employees. This group of smart, creative, witty, and personable go-getters is pretty darn amazing. Each one of us is proud of what we do. And while most of us are outgoing and easy to talk with, there are some surprising elements about each team member that you may not know. Therefore, we invite you to get to know us even better with another employee spotlight.

Let us introduce you to Jennifer Strothman.

Jennifer joined the Boxwell team in 2020 and is currently our Sales & Operations Analyst. A recent graduate from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado, Boulder, she studied Business Management, Global Business, and Chinese Language. Jennifer is from Grand Junction and now lives in Denver, Colorado. She loves to travel and has been to more than 20 different countries and has lived in both Asia and South America.
We asked Jennifer a few questions in this employee spotlight to help you get a better idea of who she is — in and out of the office:

1. What is something about yourself that most people don’t know?

JENNIFER: I am pretty fluent in Chinese! I can also read and write characters and am actively learning more each day.

Did you know that our storage solutions are produced at Boxwell-owned facilities in China and the USA? This diversity in facilities allows us to offer a wider range of products, better customization, quality control, and shortened lead times. Having a fluent speaker in Chinese is certainly beneficial!

 2. If you’re having a bad day, what helps?

JENNIFER: Spending time in nature or cuddling with my dog. And a beer.

3. Say you are forced to completely change your career, what would you choose to do instead?

JENNIFER: I would pursue international business in a foreign country. I love to travel and experience different cultures.

4. Tell us about your ideal vacation. If you can only bring a backpack for the week, what would you bring?

JENNIFER: I’ve always dreamed backpacking Patagonia in South America. I would bring my sleeping bag, a map, and my best friends.

Fun Facts: Jennifer is our office’s favorite barista. And when the Boxwell team goes on summer camping trips, it’s Jennifer who’s mixing up the Moscow Mules.

5. When you were 10 years old, what did you imagine you’d be doing now?

JENNIFER: I thought I’d be a pop star! Which is funny because I am an average singer at best, and I hate being the center of attention now.

6. Favorite movie?

JENNIFER: Stuck In Love. I love Lily Collins and the beach setting the move takes place in. It tugs on your heart strings but has a happy ending. 

7. Best sandwich?

JENNIFER: A spicy chicken sandwich or a bahn mi. I like anything with lots of flavor!

When building Boxwell, Rod Bolls set out to create a company that prioritizes a balance between working hard and playing hard. He aligned a strong business model with a strong team and a sustainable work environment. To achieve this ideal company culture, Rod nurtures every relationship. Customers, partners, vendors, local non-profits, neighborhood sports teams, and museums all matter. Over the past seven years, the Boxwell team has grown into a group of talented and passionate people.
As individuals, we value our work, family, friends, and local community. As a team, we strengthen our relationships by engaging with them on a regular basis. Boxwell’s mission is to help customers succeed by providing a streamlined storage solution that is Built for Your Success. A positive company atmosphere starts at the top and trickles to every employee. If the team is not happy, there will be no teamwork. In another Boxwell blog post, we discuss cultivating a happy workplace. Check it out here: Being a Well-Rounded Company: Why It’s a Good Idea.
Our products include drive-up self-storage unitsrelocatable self-storage units, portable storage containersresidential storage containersmoving containers, and restoration containers. Intended to help you increase your business’ revenue-generating space, our portable containers and relocatable self-storage units are flexible, stackable, and beautiful! Boxwell is here to ensure that our products help you achieve your business goals.
Work with a Boxwell representative to decide on an ideal, moveable storage unit mix, custom colors, door configurations and more. Once you place an order, we deliver and install your Boxwell relocatable self-storage units. You’ll be ready to rent them in no time! For any questions about the above services and perks or to learn more about Boxwell and our moving and storage containers and services, check out www.boxwell.co or call (303)317-5850 today!

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