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July 27, 2020

This is #LifeAtCDW

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Here at CDW, we strive to cultivate an inclusive, collaborative, coworker-centric culture that encourages all coworkers to be their authentic selves and do their best work. We’re a unified team of diverse thinkers and problem solvers, driven by our desire to deliver excellence every day and drive CDW’s success.

That’s what #LifeAtCDW is all about – the feeling of pride, passion, opportunity and belonging at CDW. It’s our commitment to success, raising the bar and going the extra mile. We asked a few coworkers what their favorite thing about working at CDW is, how they make an impact and how they describe #LifeAtCDW. Read their stories.

 

Hope, Sales Manager

Describe what you do in one sentence.
I am a District Sales Manager covering Colleges & Universities in the Northwest Region.

How does your role make an impact?
As a Sales Manager, I constantly coach and develop my team to become the best version of themselves whether that's being a ROCKSTAR Account Manager or even help them get to the next level in their career goals.

What is your favorite thing about working at CDW?
My favorite thing about working at CDW is the people. I have made some life long friends since working here the last 8.5 years. I have also met mentors along the way that have helped shape me into the individual I am today.

What does life look like outside of the office for you?
Outside the office, I enjoy trying new restaurants in the great city of Chicago. I also enjoy traveling not only locally but looking to go somewhere international again. While I am not married or have kids at this point in my life, I mentor a sweet 10 year old girl named Cushira through a great mentoring program, Horizons for Youth. After 5+ years being together, I truly consider her a little sister.

What three words would you use to describe #LifeAtCDW?
Strong, Connected & Innovative

Duke, Manager, Data Center Solutions

Describe what you do in one sentence.
I lead a team of inside and field Data Center Solution Architects for Mid America.

How does your role make an impact?
By leading a team of some of the brightest architects in the business, we are able to bring data center solutions to our clients effectively and efficiently so that they can take care of their customers the best way possible.

What is your favorite thing about working at CDW?
The people. Our coworkers make CDW one of the best places to work. The thoughtfulness, dedication and can-do attitude that everyone has really makes this place like no other.

What does life look like outside of the office for you?
Outside of work I have three daughters that keep me super busy. Between getting them spun up on Star Wars and Marvel movies, we like to go for bike rides, play music and bake cookies. Once the weather gets a bit nicer we'll be able to resume our fishing outings where they'll all get to brag how they caught more fish than me!

What three words would you use to describe #LifeAtCDW?
Fun, Family & Rewarding



Nina, Talent Aquisition Technology, Process, and Operations Specialist

Describe what you do in one sentence.
I am a go-to for numerous Talent Acquisition (TA) questions and system needs, a liaison with our TA technology partners, and also help manage projects that help enhance TA’s technology landscape.

How does your role make an impact?
I help play a part in completing many initiatives that support TA's continuous evolution towards greater efficiency, improved candidate and recruiter experience, and internal technological advancements. Beyond these projects I help with any day‐to‐day support needs requested by our TA team.

What is your favorite thing about working at CDW?
CDW's innovation and culture are what originally enticed me to join the company three years ago. Everyone I've encountered here at CDW is extremely passionate about the work they do, which encourages and motivates me every day!

What does life look like outside of the office for you?
I'm married to Ryan, my hubby of 15 years. I also have two children, Kailee (12) and Connor (10). I'm a homebody and love hanging out with close friends around a fire (pre-Covid!), trying new restaurants, and working on projects around the house (or watching my husband complete them). Throw in some trash tv and a cocktail for good measure!

What three words would you use to describe #LifeAtCDW?
Innovative, Encouraging & Passionate

Quinton, Sales Manager

Describe what you do in one sentence.
I lead a Small Business Sales Team focused on servicing the IT needs of customers in our Ohio Valley Territory.

How does your role make an impact?
How companies leverage technology has become a huge competitive advantage in today's business landscape. The performance and reliability of that Business Critical application may be the difference between our customers' winning or losing a new customer of their own. My team helps companies gain that competitive advantage. I help my team gain their competitive advantage.

What is your favorite thing about working at CDW?
Having been here nearly 20 years, I've developed some of my best relationships within this company. I met my wife while working here, I had both my children while working here and when I fell upon some unexpected health challenges a couple years ago, I received an outpouring of support from employees at all levels within the organization. CDW has become my extended family.

What does life look like outside of the office for you?
My wife of 16 years, Barbara, and I spend a large amount of time being the biggest volleyball fans/Uber drivers to our 2 teenage daughters. Their competitions have taken us all around the country and we've enjoyed every minute.

What three words would you use to describe #LifeAtCDW?
Challenging, Fun & Transformative



Amy, Information Security Engineer

Describe what you do in one sentence.
I'm an Information Security Engineer.

How does your role make an impact?
My role makes an impact by improving the security of CDW's information, infrastructure and coworkers. With technology there's always the challenge of how to safely implement new solutions and keep existing ones protected in an evolving security landscape. I work with my team to monitor and defend the CDW environment.

What is your favorite thing about working at CDW?
The culture and people. We have an amazing group of coworkers.

What three words would you use to describe #LifeAtCDW?
Fun, Fast-paced & Inclusive

 

If CDW sounds like a place for you, view our career opportunities.

CDW Coworkers

Here at CDW, we strive to cultivate an inclusive, collaborative, coworker-centric culture that encourages all coworkers to be their authentic selves and do their best work. We’re a unified team of diverse thinkers and problem solvers, driven by our desire to deliver excellence every day and drive CDW’s success.

That’s what #LifeAtCDW is all about – the feeling of pride, passion, opportunity and belonging at CDW. It’s our commitment to success, raising the bar and going the extra mile. We asked a few coworkers what their favorite thing about working at CDW is, how they make an impact and how they describe #LifeAtCDW. Read their stories.

 

Hope, Sales Manager

Describe what you do in one sentence.
I am a District Sales Manager covering Colleges & Universities in the Northwest Region.

How does your role make an impact?
As a Sales Manager, I constantly coach and develop my team to become the best version of themselves whether that's being a ROCKSTAR Account Manager or even help them get to the next level in their career goals.

What is your favorite thing about working at CDW?
My favorite thing about working at CDW is the people. I have made some life long friends since working here the last 8.5 years. I have also met mentors along the way that have helped shape me into the individual I am today.

What does life look like outside of the office for you?
Outside the office, I enjoy trying new restaurants in the great city of Chicago. I also enjoy traveling not only locally but looking to go somewhere international again. While I am not married or have kids at this point in my life, I mentor a sweet 10 year old girl named Cushira through a great mentoring program, Horizons for Youth. After 5+ years being together, I truly consider her a little sister.

What three words would you use to describe #LifeAtCDW?
Strong, Connected & Innovative

Duke, Manager, Data Center Solutions

Describe what you do in one sentence.
I lead a team of inside and field Data Center Solution Architects for Mid America.

How does your role make an impact?
By leading a team of some of the brightest architects in the business, we are able to bring data center solutions to our clients effectively and efficiently so that they can take care of their customers the best way possible.

What is your favorite thing about working at CDW?
The people. Our coworkers make CDW one of the best places to work. The thoughtfulness, dedication and can-do attitude that everyone has really makes this place like no other.

What does life look like outside of the office for you?
Outside of work I have three daughters that keep me super busy. Between getting them spun up on Star Wars and Marvel movies, we like to go for bike rides, play music and bake cookies. Once the weather gets a bit nicer we'll be able to resume our fishing outings where they'll all get to brag how they caught more fish than me!

What three words would you use to describe #LifeAtCDW?
Fun, Family & Rewarding



Nina, Talent Aquisition Technology, Process, and Operations Specialist

Describe what you do in one sentence.
I am a go-to for numerous Talent Acquisition (TA) questions and system needs, a liaison with our TA technology partners, and also help manage projects that help enhance TA’s technology landscape.

How does your role make an impact?
I help play a part in completing many initiatives that support TA's continuous evolution towards greater efficiency, improved candidate and recruiter experience, and internal technological advancements. Beyond these projects I help with any day‐to‐day support needs requested by our TA team.

What is your favorite thing about working at CDW?
CDW's innovation and culture are what originally enticed me to join the company three years ago. Everyone I've encountered here at CDW is extremely passionate about the work they do, which encourages and motivates me every day!

What does life look like outside of the office for you?
I'm married to Ryan, my hubby of 15 years. I also have two children, Kailee (12) and Connor (10). I'm a homebody and love hanging out with close friends around a fire (pre-Covid!), trying new restaurants, and working on projects around the house (or watching my husband complete them). Throw in some trash tv and a cocktail for good measure!

What three words would you use to describe #LifeAtCDW?
Innovative, Encouraging & Passionate

Quinton, Sales Manager

Describe what you do in one sentence.
I lead a Small Business Sales Team focused on servicing the IT needs of customers in our Ohio Valley Territory.

How does your role make an impact?
How companies leverage technology has become a huge competitive advantage in today's business landscape. The performance and reliability of that Business Critical application may be the difference between our customers' winning or losing a new customer of their own. My team helps companies gain that competitive advantage. I help my team gain their competitive advantage.

What is your favorite thing about working at CDW?
Having been here nearly 20 years, I've developed some of my best relationships within this company. I met my wife while working here, I had both my children while working here and when I fell upon some unexpected health challenges a couple years ago, I received an outpouring of support from employees at all levels within the organization. CDW has become my extended family.

What does life look like outside of the office for you?
My wife of 16 years, Barbara, and I spend a large amount of time being the biggest volleyball fans/Uber drivers to our 2 teenage daughters. Their competitions have taken us all around the country and we've enjoyed every minute.

What three words would you use to describe #LifeAtCDW?
Challenging, Fun & Transformative



Amy, Information Security Engineer

Describe what you do in one sentence.
I'm an Information Security Engineer.

How does your role make an impact?
My role makes an impact by improving the security of CDW's information, infrastructure and coworkers. With technology there's always the challenge of how to safely implement new solutions and keep existing ones protected in an evolving security landscape. I work with my team to monitor and defend the CDW environment.

What is your favorite thing about working at CDW?
The culture and people. We have an amazing group of coworkers.

What three words would you use to describe #LifeAtCDW?
Fun, Fast-paced & Inclusive

 

If CDW sounds like a place for you, view our career opportunities.

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