Name? Roger Forbish
Job Title? My business card reads: Operations Supervisor
Where did you grow up? I was raised in SE Portland, I don’t think I ever grew up.
How long have you been with W.L. May? 19 years 8 months and 5 days (on March 11, 2014), or 20 years in July.
What did you do prior to joining W.L. May? I, I can’t remember. I washed dishes at the Hollywood café for 3 years, and then I got married and then I washed dishes at Reed College for 1 month and then I worked at the Organ Grinder for 1 day then I started here (oh yeah and I’m still married).
What do you enjoy doing when you're not at work? I enjoy not getting done the things that I know need to get done, like home improvements and mowing the lawn, pretty much anything that will distract me from that, I will play music and read books and watch tv and jog and paint and play video games as long as I am not doing what a responsible grown up should be doing.
To what do you credit your success? Adaptability to whatever situation presents itself.
What do you like about working at WL May? It’s my home away from home.
Can you share one piece of advice for others in our industry? When approaching a problem try to see it from as many points of view as possible and then choose the route that will do the most good for the most parties involved.
Is there anything else you like to say? San Dimas High School Football rules!