At StoneRiver Company, we recognize the immense value our team brings to our success. We take pride in our team and celebrate their accomplishments every day. We are delighted to share their stories with the world, so stay tuned for our monthly employee highlights. We hope you enjoy getting to know our exceptional team!
This month’s featured employee is Xavier Robles.
What is your role at StoneRiver, and how long have you been a part of the team?
As the Lead Maintenance at Pecan Springs, my primary responsibilities include developing effective repair strategies, initiating and completing preventive maintenance, completing work orders, supervising, ordering, and leading my team. I have been in the industry for the past 28 years and started working with StoneRiver in November 2022. Starting work at Pecan Springs was challenging, but with the help of my team’s inside and outside leadership, we have been able to achieve our goals.
How do you like to spend your time outside of work?
Outside of work, I enjoy kicking back and relaxing with a cold mixed drink and a cigar.
What are your hobbies?
I love going to car shows and rooting for my favorite team, the Green Bay Packers!
What are you passionate about?
I am passionate about my family. I have been married for 28 years, and we have three kids. Our daughter is 19, our son is 23, and our other son is 27.
What’s one of your favorite memories from the past year?
My family and I had an amazing trip to Las Vegas this past year, and we are already looking forward to our next annual trip.
What’s the best advice you were ever given? Who was it from?
My parents always advised me to keep pushing forward, no matter what life throws my way.
What’s one thing you wish you’d known when you started working at StoneRiver, or what advice would you give to a newbie?
I would tell a new employee how much this company values each individual and how great it is working here.
What behavior or personality trait do you most attribute to your success to, and why?
Being patient and humble are my best traits for success. I have always possessed these qualities, and they have helped me build strong relationships with others. These traits have also enabled me to become a better listener and more understanding of other perspectives.
What energizes you at work?
The opportunity to help people and make a positive impact in their lives energizes me. We have the pleasure of meeting all kinds of people in this industry.
What’s one thing that surprised you about working at StoneRiver?
One thing that surprised me about working at StoneRiver is the company’s exceptional organization and structure.
Xavier Robles was nominated for Employee Spotlight of the Month in November due to his humility, reliability, and consistent delivery of high-quality work. The staff around him appreciate his willingness to help others and his eagerness to share his expertise. Xavier’s remarkable work ethic and dedication to his job are evident in his willingness to take on any challenge and go above and beyond to ensure the best possible results. He is a valuable asset to our team and a pleasure to work with. Additionally, Xavier is an excellent trainer who possesses the skills to teach anyone the necessary skills to succeed in maintenance. He is patient, supportive, and encouraging to new hires.