Meet The Garber Metrology Staff: Andy Grothe

Name: Andy Grothe

Birthday (year optional):March 18


Title/Position:Calibration Specialist

Number of years with current company:6

What do you do in your position?Scale janitor and a weight slinging monkey

What interested you originally to do the work that you do? I was broke!

What is your favorite part of the work you do? Customer interaction leaving them happy and satisfied

What is your favorite experience you had with a client or your favorite achievement is servicing a client? Getting a customer the right product for their needs or fixing a major problem that keeps them in production

What are your favorite things to do when you’re not working? Working my farm; driving my Belgian horses; spending time with family

What is your favorite childhood memory? Beach home every weekend

What is your favorite food? Easier to say what isn’t; tomatoes and anchovies

What is your favorite beverage? Sweet tea

What are your 3 favorite movies? Gettysburg; National Treasure; Master and Commander

What are your 3 favorite bands? Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys; Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs; Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder

What was your first concert? Alan Jackson

What are your 3 favorite restaurants? Texas Roadhouse; Rt 30 Seafood; Captain Bobs Crabs

Have you ever wanted to throw a calibration weight through a wall? Yes but I’m pretty sure Alan Ankeny already has!!!