Each month EBG nominates an employee “Superstar” who has gone above and beyond in the workplace. This month’s winner is Raul Dookhoo – a web application developer on the IT team. Raul was nominated by Vice President of Strategic Development Paul Bausch for his skillful, creative and quick work on an important web project that had a tight deadline.
Paul had wonderful things to say about Raul’s impact on the company stating, “Raul is an invaluable asset to EBG. His deep knowledge of our business allows him to take very basic requirements and turn them into sleek, well-designed, functional products, all under very strict deadlines and without complaint.”
Get to know more about Raul:
Why did you choose your profession? I was fascinated with technology and how things worked at a young age. In fact, I disassembled many of my electronic toys to see how they worked. This passion and enthusiasm led to my parents buying me my first computer at the age of 7. Since then, I’ve never looked back.
What is your idea of the perfect vacation or day? The perfect vacation for me is being able to wake up every day at the beach soaking up the sun and beautiful scenery.
What is your most marked characteristic? My humor.
What do you most value in your friends? Honesty and loyalty
What color in the crayon box would you choose to be? Blue
What is your favorite food? Lasagna
What’s your favorite theme park ride? I’m a thrill seeker so I prefer roller coasters. At the top of the list is SheiKra at Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay.
What is your favorite quote? “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” - Thomas A. Edison
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? Santorini, Greece
If you could have one superpower what would it be? How would you use it? Teleportation – how convenient would it be to visit different cities, at opposite ends of the globe, for lunch and dinner on the same day?
If you could play one instrument, what would it be? The dholak (an Indian drum)
If you were president for a day, what would you do? Attempt to extend my presidency for more than a day, and try to foster positive global change.