Brett Barclay loves a challenge. If there’s a problem, Brett will find a way to solve it. This makes him perfect as SRS’s Operations Manager. He manages a team of eight and oversees document storage, confidential destruction, asset and fleet management, our drivers, the warehouse, special projects and even facility maintenance. Brett started at SRS in early 2011 as a driver and has worked his way up to become Operations Manager. He is also a member of the firm’s management team. In 2019, Brett graduated from Class 36 of Leadership Thomas County. He has also attended Dale Carnegie Leadership Courses and Shred School hosted by the National Association of Information Destruction (NAID, Inc.).
Questions & Answers
One client had a basement flood, which ruined all of their records. We had to figure out how to get all of the paper through a narrow basement staircase. We built a ramp and used a winch to bring up wet, moldy records to remove them for destruction. We rarely say no; instead, we think of ways to get the job done for our clients.
Not asking for permission. Whenever I saw a need here at SRS, I didn’t ask permission or wait for a superior to tell me to do something, I just took the initiative. This has allowed me to move up the ladder really fast over the last eight years.
My work helps create value for our clients, but it also helps develop newer employees and creates opportunities for them. I bring a spirit and laughter to the office, or maybe I’m just funny to myself!
On an open body of water, the woods or at home.