Meet Our Teams

Our team at the 150,000 sq ft factory headquarters in Ontario, California.

Hello.
Kon’nichiwa. Nín hăo. Hola. Bonjour. Hallo. Ciao. Aloha.

My name is Chris Ma, CEO and Founder of Vantage LED. I started this company because I have a passion to keep this industry fresh and alive by creating unique innovations and impactful solutions.I enjoy finding new synergies in everything we do alongside the people we meet and work with everyday. It’s exciting and very inspiring.

I love our tagline, “Never An Ordinary Experience.” It constantly reminds us to cherish the great moments while we push this dynamic industry forward. I’ve worked hard to build a team of talented, passionate, creative, and dedicated people and partners who share the same vision.

Let me introduce you to the team:

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Yuusuke A.

COO
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Growing With Vantage!

Truly Passionate About:
Work

Hidden Talent:
Cracking joints

Random Trivia about Yourself:
Loyal to the Big Mac
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Ivan P.

Director of Resource Development
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Enlightening, Innovative, FUN.

Historical Figure You’d Love to Meet:
He might not be considered "historical", but I would have loved to meet Steve Jobs. I’d like to hear the stories of the ups, the downs, and how he knew he'd get WAY, WAY UP again. He really seemed like a fascinating person with a unique mindset.

Things that Make You Really Happy:
My son. Plain, simple, and almost unexplainable is the overwhelming joy I feel every day when my son sees me and flashes his incredible one of kind smile. It melts any troubles, worries, and stress away instantly. That feeling is PRICELESS.
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Ricky C.

VP of Operations
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Innovative, Resilient, Achieve

Favorite Drink:
Ice Espresso over ice with a little half and half

Hidden Talent:
Entrepreneurial family has run a donut shop business for over 20 years, so I have seen what it takes to run a successful business.

Random Piece of Advice:
You can achieve any goal when you set your mind to it.
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Josie S.

National Sales Manager
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Family, Energy, and Success.

Favorite Movie Star:
Robert De Niro

Historical Figure You’d Love to Meet:
Joan of Arc (duh)

Random Skill You Want to Learn:
Welding. I come from a family of blacksmiths, my grandfather actually made the horseshoes for Pancho Villa.
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Kyle C.

CIO / Design & Integration Mgr
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
An Exciting Challenge

Who Would Play You in a Movie of Your Life:
Denzel Washington

Random Piece of Advice:
Try to make someone smile every day.

Most Essential Appliance:
Kitchen knife
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Paul M.

Chief Marketing Director
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Always An Adventure.

Cat or Dog Person:
I’m a cat AND a dog person…yep.

Most Essential Appliance:
My coffee and espresso machine

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Sales Team

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Josie S.

National Sales Manager
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Family, Energy, and Success.

Favorite Movie Star:
Robert De Niro

Historical Figure You’d Love to Meet:
Joan of Arc (duh)

Random Skill You Want to Learn:
Welding. I come from a family of blacksmiths, my grandfather actually made the horseshoes for Pancho Villa.
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Brian H.

Regional Sales
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Can’t Get Better

Favorite Movie Star:
Al Pacino

Scariest Thing You’ve Ever Done:
Do a 720 Spin on the 10W Freeway

Accomplishments Most Proud Of:
Winning a pick-up basketball game against our warehouse team. (You know who you are)
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Bruce M.

Regional Sales
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Opportunity. Growth. Success.

Favorite Drink:
Beer. Whether you’re just completed a long hike or are at the local micro-brewery, a cold beer is always refreshing.

Random skill you want to learn:
Fly fishing. I’ve always enjoyed fishing but believe fly fishing allows you to test your skills in some of the prettiest places on earth.
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Kyla G.

Sales Rep
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Support, Energetic, Innovative

Truly Passionate About:
Life

Things That Make You Really Happy:
Sunsets and Unicorns

Cat or Dog Person:
Fish person

Status:
Single
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David B.

Sales Rep
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Professional. Innovative. Teamwork.

Random Trivia about Yourself:
Use to be a member of the U.S. National Cycling Team

Ask Future Self One Question:
Who wins the World Series for the next 30 years?

Who Would Play You in a Movie of Your Life:
Antonio Banderas

Random Piece of Advice:
70% of success is “showing up”.
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James A.

Sales Rep
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Fun and Exciting

Favorite Drink:
Coca Cola or Yuengling Lager. Depending on the mood

What Super Hero Powers would you have:
Time Travel

Ask Future Self One Question:
What were you thinking?
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Shawn C.

Regional Sales
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
New, Exciting, Eager

What or Who Inspires You:
My kids.

Favorite Drink:
Dr Pepper.

Historical Figure You’d Love to Meet:
Ervin Magic Johnson - How did you handle the HIV situation and still strive for even more greatness after your legendary basketball career.
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Dale S.

Sales Rep
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Quality, Customers, Awareness

Hidden Talent:
I am a mean griller.

Truly Passionate About:
Family.

Engineering / Research & Development Teams

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Kyle C.

Design & Integration
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
An Exciting Challenge

Who Would Play You in a Movie of Your Life:
Larry the Cable Guy

Random Piece of Advice:
Try to make someone smile every day.

Most Essential Appliance:
Kitchen knife
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Yuusuke A.

VP of Technology
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Growing With Vantage!

Truly Passionate About:
Work

Hidden Talent:
Cracking joints

Random Trivia about Yourself:
Loyal to the Big Mac
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George S.

Systems Manager
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Highly Driven Team

Ask Future Self One Question:
Did you make a difference?

Historical Figure You’d Love to Meet:
Jesus

Most Essential Appliance:
Cell Phone (that doesn’t run out of battery)
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Adrian M

Software Developer
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Exciting, New, Edifying

Favorite Drink:
Coke

What or Who Inspires You:
My parents
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Darrin M.

Web Developer
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Infinitely Spectacularly Wonderful

Favorite Movie Star:
Godzilla

Ask Future Self One Question:
Why Not?

Things That Make You Really Happy:
My kids
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Steven L.

Software Engineer
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Fun, Diverse, Opportunity

Truly Passionate About:
Jesus

Random Trivia about Yourself:
I had my tonsils taken out when I was nine. The doctors asked me if I wanted to keep them. Of course I said, “Yes.” I kept them in a jar of formaldehyde until I found them in my parents garage in 2011, at which time I threw them out.

Cat or dog person:
Cat…but have a dog who acts like a cat and sounds like a pig.
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Victor H.

Draftsman
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Challenging, Interesting, Friendly

Historical Figure You'd Like to Meet:
JFK

Favorite Drink:
Coke
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Brandon S.

Software Programmer
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Teamwork, Dedication, and Compelling

Favorite Drink:
Black Coffee

Ask Future Self One Question:
Was it worth it?

Production Team

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Jon P.

Production Manager
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Challenging. Advanced. Beyond.

What Super Hero Powers Would You Have:
All of Superman’s powers since he is the best super hero out there.

Random skill you want to learn:
Game Programing or Applications since it’s a new field that interests me a lot.
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Sam D.

Welder
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Exciting, Overwhelming, Fun

Favorite Drink:
Root Beer

Cat or Dog Person:
Dog Person
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Max P.

Quality Control
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Adventure, Growth, Standard

What Super Hero Powers Would You Have:
Teleportation

Accomplishments most proud of:
Building some big LED billboards quickly and with high quality.
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Quinn D.

Welder
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Professional, Educational, Quality

Hidden Talent:
Motocross

Random piece of advice:
“Without disappointment you can’t appreciate victory.”
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Kevin M.

Production
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Interesting, Different, Cool

Favorite Drink:
Kool-aid

Truly Passionate About:
My family
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Rodolfo P.

Production
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Excellent, Happy, Secure

Favorite Drink:
Diet Coke

Hidden Talent:
I enjoy landscaping my home
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Enrique L.

Production
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Amusing, Creative, Workout

Favorite Drink:
Gatorade

Favorite Movie:
Back to the Future
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Francisca R.

Production
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Healthy, Happy, Comfortable

Things that make you really happy:
My Kids

Random Piece of Advice:
“Always be honest and hardworking”
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Carlos B.

Production
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Healthy, Happy, Secure

Favorite Drink:
Horchata

Accomplishment:
Maintaining my family together and united
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Zachary C

Maintenance Crew
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Cool, Exciting, Clean

What super Hero Powers Would You Have:
Shape Shifting

Historical Figure You’d Love to Meet:
Isaac Newton
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Alfredo M.

Production
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Friendly, Family, Productive

Hidden Talent:
I have a few. I am an artist, I was a sponsored skateboarder when I was younger and, I am a pretty good breakdancer.

Skill You Would Like to Learn:
I'd like to learn to sculpt and maybe wood carve.
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Christian P.

Production
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Innovative, Professional, Great

What Super Hero Powers Would You Have:
Super strength

Dog or Cat Person:
Both dog and cat
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Jimmy V.

Production
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Hard-working, Fun, Not Stressful

Random Trivia about Yourself:
I love learning new languages. Currently, I know English, Spanish, and Arabic

Public figure you would like to meet:
Nancy Ajram - Arab Singer
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Craig H.

Production
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Good Paying Job

Place you would like to visit:
Hawaii- Never been and it looks amazing

Hidden Talent:
Skateboarding, I have been doing it for 10 years
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Daniel G.

Production
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Team work, Efficient, Positive

Hidden Talent:
Basketball - To beat Kavon (also Pictured)

Most Essential Appliance:
Refrigerator - Keeps my food FRESHHHH
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Julian H.

Production
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Friendly, Comfortable, Educational

What Super Hero Powers Would You Have:
To be invisible

Who Would Play You in a Movie of Your Life:
Chris Pratt
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Alejandro V.

Production
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Fun, Nice people, Enjoyable

Random Trivia about Yourself:
I like the DODGERS!

Hidden Talent:
I can Beat Box!!
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John M.

Production
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Happy, Enjoyable, Exciting

What Super Hero Powers Would You Have:
To stop time. At that point everything is possible.

What or Who Inspires You:
Having an uncertain future. You can choose to make anything happen.
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Elliot W.

Production
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Welcoming, Challenging, Rewarding

Favorite Drink: 
Cherry Coke

Historical Figure you’d love to meet:
Jim Morrison, I'd love to pick his brain.
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Kevin V.

Production
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Welcoming Hands-on, Nice

Cat or Dog Person:
Dog person.

Hidden Talent:
Drawing.
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Julian B.

Production
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Friendly Environment, Team Work, Hard Working

Historical Figure you’d love to meet:
Julius Ceasar - Installed the first government

What or Who Inspires You:
My Sister - she is 4 and I want to make a positive impression on her.
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Brian L.

Production
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Life-changing, Experience, Cool

Ideal Vacation Destination:
Florida.

Most Essential Appliance:
Drill.
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Isaac T.

Production
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Fun, Hard, Okay

Who Would Play You in a Movie of Your Life:
Samuel L. Jackson.

Favorite Drink:
Milk.
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Jacob L.

Welder
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Learning, Happy, Content

What Super Hero Powers Would You Have:
Telecommunications, to read minds.

Historical Figure you’d love to meet:
John F. Kennedy

Support & Marketing Teams

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Yuusuke A.

VP of Technology
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Growing With Vantage!

Truly Passionate About:
Work

Hidden Talent:
Cracking joints

Random Trivia about Yourself:
Loyal to the Big Mac
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George S.

R & D Manager
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Highly Driven Team

Ask Future Self One Question:
Did you make a difference?

Historical Figure You’d Love to Meet:
Jesus

Most Essential Appliance:
Cell Phone (that doesn’t run out of battery)
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Jeff N.

Tech & RMA Manager
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Great Team Effort

Historical Figure you’d love to meet:
Albert Einstein

What or Who Inspires You:
Barack Obama
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Jon P.

RMA
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Challenging. Advanced. Beyond.

What Super Hero Powers Would You Have:
All of Superman’s powers since he is the best super hero out there.

Random skill you want to learn:
Game Programing or Applications since it’s a new field that interests me a lot.
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Christine F.

Accountant
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
exciting, challenging, evolving

Cat or dog person:
I really like both, but would say that I am more of a dog person

Random skill you want to learn:
Not so much ‘random’, but would like to learn different languages to use for travel
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Ali M.

Accountant
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Fun, Challenging, Rewarding

Favorite Actor:
Harrison Ford

Truly Passionate About:
My Family
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Monique C.

Office Assistant
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Fun, Exciting, Challenging

What Super Hero Powers Would You Have:
Freeze time

Cat or Dog Person:
Dog Person - Allergic to Cats
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Lisa T.

Art Director
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Challenging, unique, fun

Scariest Thing You’ve Ever Done:
I took a ride along with a professional Nascar driver. I drove one myself afterwards, but it wasn’t as scary because he went MUCH faster!

Things that make you really happy:
Hanging with friends, my car, my dogs and relaxing after a hard day’s work.

Cat or Dog Person:
Dog! Dog! Dog! No cats please, I’m allergic.
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Vanessa T.

RMA
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Exciting, Educational, Friendly

Favorite Drink:
Lemonade

Favorite Actor:
Mickey Mouse
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Edwin R.

Technician
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Sophisticated, Intriguing, Brilliance

Cat or dog Person:
Dog Person

What Super Hero Powers Would You Have:
Telekinesis
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Cody E.

Technician
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Fun, Fast, Friendly

Favorite Drink:
Energy Drinks (Any of Them)

What Makes You Truly Happy:
My Family
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Jimmie G.

Technician
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
And we're off!!!

What super hero powers would you have:
Tell the future

Ask Future Self One Question
How did it go?
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Lauren S.

Administrative Assistant
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Exciting, Refreshing, Friendly

Hidden Talent:
Writing short stories

Accomplishment she is most proud of:
Balancing being a working mother and raising my daughter to be an intelligent, polite young lady.
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Jocelyn T.

Receptionist
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Great, Comfortable, Efficient

Scariest Moments in Your Life:
The day I found out I had Crohn's disease.

Truly Passionate About:
Dance
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Ja'Cory H.

Technician
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Innovative, Fresh, Free

Favorite Drink:
Jack & Coke

Who inspires you:
My grandfather. He taught me to never let people tell you what it is you cannot do. Always strive for the best and you will be the best​.
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Oscar C.

Technician
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Challenging, Motivating, Empowering

Truly Passionate About: 
Nature, I love to witness all aspects of life.

Scariest Thing You’ve Ever Done:
Standing on a ledge 10,000 ft high and looking over the edge.
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Xavier A.

Technician
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Organized, Challenging, Neat

What Super Hero Powers Would You Have:
To fly and avoid all traffic.

Hidden Talent:
I can break dance.
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Christopher G.

Technician
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Exciting, Refreshing, New

What or Who Inspires You: 
My son - He is the reason I do everything that I do.

Ideal Vacation Destination:
Trinidad, I've always been interested in going there.
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Elizabeth L.

Office Assistant
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Fun, Rewarding, Challenging

Who Would Play You in a Movie of Your Life:
Kristen Bell, she is light hearted and humorous.

Most Essential Appliance:
Coffee maker for sure!
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Flower T.

RMA
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Experience at Vantage LED in THREE words:
Fun, New, Experience

Hidden Talent:
Applying makeup.

What Makes You Really Happy:
Doing new things.
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