Here at Fairway, we understand that our company would be nothing without our talented employees working behind the scenes. That being said, we wanted to highlight our talented employees and what makes each one of them unique. Starting this month, Fairway will be doing a monthly Employee Spotlight Series to showcase every member of our company. The first employee under the spotlight is Matthew Loker, Engineer.
What’s a fun fact about you many people may not know?
I was in the House Chamber when President Trump was voted to be impeached for the first time.
What’s been one of your proudest moments working at Fairway?
Completing a project last year based in Vietnam, which lasted months preparing the plans. This was one of the first projects I worked on after graduating LSU that consisted of coordination between engineers from Louisiana to Vietnam, hard deadlines to meet, and the obstacle of learning to operate Civil 3D all at the same time.
What is your motto or personal mantra?
Work hard, play hard!
Three words to best describe Fairway:
Diligent, Precise, Hospitable
What is the one thing, you can’t live without?
What is the best career lesson you’ve learned so far?
A mistake is only a mistake if you don’t learn from it.
What do you like to do when you aren’t working?
Golf, fishing, ride bikes, watch movies.
What do you like most about your position with Fairway?
I am able to get out into the field as well as work behind a desk.
If you could meet anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would it be and why?
Tiger Woods, I need a few pointers.
What are five words (or less) of advice for others in your profession?