Steve Ragsdale is a natural-born leader. His genuine love for helping others shines through in all aspects of his life and is the key driver in his approach as a Sales Director.
Steve is a family man through and through, extending that love and support to his entire team at Soligent. Oftentimes you’ll be treated to an account of one of his many RV adventures, or he’ll tell a story about one of his four kids and in every word you hear the pure pride and joy. Steve is a wonder to work alongside and an excellent man to raise a pint with. We hope you enjoy getting to know him as much as we have. Please read through the questionnaire below to learn a bit more about our friend.
What is your name?
What department do you work in?
How long have you worked at Soligent?
What advice would you give to your teenage self?
The better job you do of listening, the wiser you will be.
What do you do to turn things around when you’re having a bad day?
I think about all the other things in this world I could be doing, then I reflect on how fortunate I am to have the opportunity to make a positive impact in the world.
What’s a trip that changed you, and why?
When my wife and I traveled to Jamaica it really changed our perspective. We learned that the most important things in life are free. Our love, happiness, and our ability to help others, are all things we can control and they don’t cost a thing.
What’s one of your favorite memories from the past year?
One of the best memories for our family in the past year was watching our oldest son enlist in the Army. Watching our son choose a future while doing a selfless act made us very proud.
What’s one thing most people don’t know about you?
I enjoy spending time with my family on the road in our RV. We love to travel and explore the beautiful sights this world has to offer.
What’s the best advice you were ever given? Who was it from?
Don’t ever stop learning and growing as a person – Dad
What’s the best compliment you’ve ever received?
I look out for others before myself.
What’s your favorite way to unwind after a busy day?
I love to play and roll around on the floor with my wonderful 4 kids.
If you could trade places with anyone for a day, who would you choose?
What would we most likely find you doing on the weekend?
Camping with the family in our RV
Do you have a hidden talent? What is it?
I can move/wiggle my ears!
If you could only eat one item for every meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Crab Legs! Yum
If you could only have three apps on your smartphone, which would you pick?
Maps, Address book, Phone
What’s your favorite sport to watch and which team do you root for?
What’s one hobby you’d love to get into?
I would love to hike Mt. Everest one day.
What’s one song or artist that you’re embarrassed to admit you like?
Taylor Swift…. aka Tay Tay! 🙂
What’s the first concert you ever went to?
What’s your favorite TV show—the one you’re always watching on repeat?
The Office – My 9 year old and I are obsessed
What’s your go-to karaoke song?
Nobody – Keith Sweat
What fictional place would you most like to visit?
Santa’s Work Shop!
What’s the top destination on your must-visit list?
What’s one totally irrational fear that you have?
I don’t like being under water!