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In the Beginning…A Tribute to the Legacy of Edward Phillips

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Ed’s journey began on the backlot of Universal Studios, on the set of Beau Geste, back in 1966. At the time, studios were building their own grip equipment with woodshops, machine shops, and sewing rooms. Ed was the drummer for the surf-rock band The Vulcanes, (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AW-InST-nOA) but when he found out he was going to be a father, he decided he needed a career that didn’t require touring and leaving his family alone for long stretches. A few years later, he moved his cable running and light repair skills over to MGM, FOX, CBS, and Paramount Desilu; it was then...

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From Buyer to Inside Sales Support, Matthews’ Monica Perez Does It All

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Matthews’ Inside Sales Support, Monica Perez knows how to give excellent customer service, in person and over the phone. That’s because she honed her skills working as the first point of contact for clients and vendors. Monica’s journey with MSE began in Reception almost ten years ago - she was switching careers, transitioning from her former job as a Loan Processor for Countrywide. “Countrywide was purchased by Bank of America, and they let go of a lot of people,” Monica shared. “I needed a new job and wanted to change directions.” She reached out to a recruiter who put her...

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