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Viper Employee Spotlight: Alex Finkelstein

Alex is a Regional Sales Manager at Viper Imaging, where he has been a part of the team since February 2020. Prior to this role, he worked as a Sales Coordinator and then Inside Sales Manager, providing customer support to Viper regional sales managers, distributors, and representatives. In 2023, he was promoted to his current role, where he is responsible for serving customers in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North and South Carolina, and Tennessee. Alex’s helpful nature, product knowledge, and expertise in applications have been instrumental in contributing to Viper’s growth and success. Keep reading to learn more about Alex’s motivation and why he enjoys coming to work every day.

Q&A with Alex Finkelstein

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.

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 making sure 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 solution to meet their needs. I try my best to work as an advisor working hand in hand with customers and partners to achieve their goals.

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 dogs. I have three young daughters so they keep us busy most of the time. I also love to spend time outdoors any chance I get, especially playing golf.

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 Finkelstein

Alex Finkelstein earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Marketing from the University of Alabama and resides with his family in Birmingham, AL.

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