Viper Employee Spotlight: Alex Finkelstein
Inside Sales Manager for Viper Imaging, Alex joined the team in February 2020. His helpful and consultative spirit, both with customers and Viper sales representatives, is a key contributor to Viper’s success and growth. Learn what motivates him and why he genuinely enjoys coming to work every day…
Q: Flashback to when you were 10 years old. What did you want to be when you grew up?
Alex: Back then I wanted to be a Veterinarian.
Q: Tell us about your hometown.
Alex: I grew up in Bessemer, Alabama. Unlike now, at that time it was out in the middle of nowhere.
Q: What motivates you?
Alex: I’m mostly self-motivated to achieve my goals but now my focus is to make my daughters and wife proud of me. I also love having our customers have a great experience working with us.
Q: What do you think are the best skills you bring to your job?
Alex: I work in sales so I do think I’m good at helping customers find the right product to meet their needs. I try my best to work as an advisor.
Q: Why do you love working for Viper Imaging?
Alex: I love the team I work with the most. We offer great solutions, but it’s the people that keep the company moving in the right direction. We all seem to bring an entrepreneurial spirit to the company which means we can be creative and agile. We can come up with an idea and roll it out quickly. It’s awesome to work with a team like that. We all try to help one another, and that is a trait not seen in every company. Also, I love the ability to make more of an impact than at other companies.
Q: When you’re not working, what are you happiest doing?
Alex: When not at work, I love spending time with the family and our dog. I have two daughters, a 3-year-old and a 1-year-old, so they keep us busy most of the time. I also love to spend time outdoors any chance I get.
Q: If we went to happy hour, what would you order?
Alex: I love a good bourbon straight on the rocks. I’m also a craft beer fan. Currently, Cahaba Brewing is my local favorite.
Q: Complete this sentence: If I were a superhero, my superpower would be _____.
Alex: Speed. I could accomplish tasks quickly, and it would be awesome to get from point A to point B faster. I can be seen from time to time wearing a Flash t-shirt.
Q: Describe your perfect vacation.
Alex: My ideal vacation is relaxing on the beach with family and friends.
Alex earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Marketing from the University of Alabama and resides with his family in Alabaster, AL.
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