Where are you from and what did you study in school?
Chase: Raised in Birmingham, AL went to the University of Alabama and received a Business degree with a minor in Computer Science.
What do you like to do in your free time?
Chase: Love being a Dad. Whether it’s hiking, mountain biking, golfing, or watching cheer competitions, as long as it involves my Claire bear, I’m satisfied. If it’s got something to do with being outdoors, I’m in.
What jobs did you have before working with UE Systems?
Chase: Team Leader with Academy Sports & Outdoors is where I was when I found UE Systems. Before that, I waited tables at Red Lobster in Tuscaloosa, AL, where I met the best thing that ever happened to me, her name is Jennifer.
What was your first impression of the maintenance & reliability community?
Chase: Some of the best group of people I’ve ever met. After keeping the roads hot for 8 years, some of the best memories I have are building relationships with “customers” that turn into best friends.
What’s surprised you most about what you could do with ultrasound technology?
Chase: This is an example I still use to this day. I was in training with Mike Naro and we went to a local Alabama manufacturing facility. We heard the friction change on the outboard bearing of an air handling motor with a simple grease caddy. I lit up and looked at Mike and said “what was that?” I’ll never forget what he said: “they have more than just a grease problem in this bearing.” (All the red led lights dropped off the unit.)
Do you have anything that most people don’t know about you?
Chase: When I was a teen, I was a dual world champion in Domino’s. Singles and Doubles with my cousin.
Post-Covid, what’s a destination you hope to get to?
Chase: Somewhere tropical.
Cake or Pie?
Chase: Ice cream.
What’s your best childhood memory?
Chase: Clearing out a spot under an oak tree to set a 5 gallon bucket to dove hunt with my old man, while listening to Alabama football games.
Do you have a favorite movie or TV show?
Chase: “Great Scott” That’s pretty tough to narrow down, but I would say “Back to the Future” is high up my list of movies.
What is the most important thing you have learned while working with UE Systems?
Chase: There is no one answer here. Always continue to learn, grow, & support others from your experiences.