Employee Spotlight: Jason Ailor

Posted February 19, 2016by Ben Barker

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Each week, Continuum spotlights an employee who has gone above and beyond. The spotlight is more than just recognition of the hard work being done at Continuum, but a look into the person behind that work. We find out what our employees do for fun, what their favorite movies are, what their passions are and much more. We also ask them about their experiences working at Continuum and what they like most about their job. Check back each week to find out who made the Employee Spotlight.

This week, Jason Ailor is being featured!

Jason is the Director of Sales for the R1Soft Product in the Houston, Texas office.

Let's get to know Jason a little better...

 

Jason at Continuum

How long have you been working for Continuum? "I joined Continuum by way of the R1Soft acquisition in July of 2014."

How did you hear about Continuum in the first place? "I had heard of Continuum through our prior sales efforts."

What is your favorite thing about working for Continuum? "We have strong leaders who are passionate about our business and people!"

What is your best memory as a Continuum employee? "Crushing our 2015 sales goal!"

What is one skill that you have gained since becoming a Continuum employee? "I have become an expert at formatting reports in Confluence."

What do you look for in a good company? "I look for a growing company with solid leadership, opportunity for advancement and great people to work with."

Would you recommend applying at Continuum to a friend? "Absolutely!"

 

More about Jason

What is an interesting fact about yourself? "I played trumpet through college which provided some unique experiences including a trumpet solo during the half-time of an NFL game as well as an opportunity to travel to Japan to perform at half-time of the Coca-Cola Bowl."

What is your favorite movie? "It's a close tie between, 'Man on Fire' and 'Caddyshack.'

What is your favorite TV show? "House of Cards."

What do you like to do for fun? "I enjoy golfing, bowling, wine tasting, the beach, and quality time with my family and friends."

What is your hidden talent? "I have bowled six perfect games."

Do you have any pets? What are their names? "I have two Golden Retrievers. Georgia is almost 16 years old and Jackson is a two year old rescue dog."

Do you play any instruments? "I play trumpet and have recently picked up an acoustic guitar to begin learning."

What kind of music do you like to listen to? "My music collection runs the gamut. It ranges from Alternative Rock, EDM, Rap, Classical and everything in between."

Do you follow/play any sports? If so, which teams/sports? "I am typically found on a youth soccer sideline on the weekends and I golf and bowl when time permits. I am also a longtime, tortured fan of Houston sports franchises. I graduated from the University of Houston and am all about the #htowntakeover."

If you could travel anywhere on earth for vacation, where would you go? "I would go to Bora Bora."

What is your favorite song to sing at karaoke? "With sufficient liquid courage, I would go with 'Evenflow' by Pearl Jam or anything from Depeche Mode."

If you could have any super power, what would it be? "I'm always saying I wish I could be in two places at once, so teleportation seems like a perfect fit!"

 

Be sure to check back on our Company News Blog for upcoming Employee Spotlights!

 

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Ben is a member of Continuum's marketing team. He specializes in blog content as well as video production. Ben is a graduate of Emerson College and a huge Boston sports fan.


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