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The LexJet Difference: Wayne Thursby, IT Specialist

Employees that make a difference for customers and other employeesEach month, LexJet’s employees pick a co-worker who embodies The LexJet Difference, which ultimately means enhancing the customer and employee experience. This past month Wayne Thursby, LexJet’s IT specialist, was selected.

Wayne is instrumental in making sure that LexJet customers get the service and support they need from their customer specialists. He’s a firefighter of sorts, stomping out the blazes that inevitably erupt with complex computer and phone systems.

As one fellow LexJet employee put it: “My laptop was completely shut down. I shipped it off to Wayne and he diagnosed the issues and even spent hours of his personal time in the evening to get the computer fixed. Wayne did not just fix the laptop issues, he also made sure that I was able to get up and running, remotely, from another computer. He took the time to help me install all the programs I needed to be able to function and not fall behind. He showed true dedication to LexJet, his fellow employees and made a lasting impression on me. This is a great example of an employee that defines our culture.”

With his usual humorous humility, Wayne says, “They hide me in the basement and I keep things running.” In reality, Wayne is everywhere in the office or on the phone with remote workers, helping ensure that LexJet’s systems run like a well-oiled machine for the ultimate benefit of LexJet’s customers.

“I have the same attitude as the customer specialists do when they’re on the phone with a customer. I’ve worked in IT departments where the users are looked at as a problem to be managed, or cats to be herded, but it’s different here,” Wayne says. “You feel weird if you wake up on the wrong side of the bed and don’t have a positive attitude, because the atmosphere at LexJet is so positive. The challenging part of this job for me isn’t the desktop support and the computers. I know all that stuff; it’s everything else we do at LexJet because I see that everyone around here does more than their job title. I see it as an opportunity to learn all the different roles, how the company works as a whole and what makes a great company great.”

Thanks for your excellent service, Wayne, and your dedication to exemplifying what The LexJet Difference is all about. Find out more about Wayne, what he does and his approach at LexJet in the video embedded below…

Regan has been involved in the sign and wide format digital printing industries for the past two decades as an editor, writer and pundit. With a degree in journalism from the University of Houston, Regan has reported on the full evolution of the inkjet printing industry since the first digital printers began appearing on the scene.

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