Employee spotlight: Austin Archer

Feed More Employee Spotlight Austin

Name:  Austin Archer

What do you do here at Feed More? I am the Client Services Operations Manager. I handle the day-to-day operations of our amazing client services team for Feed More’s Meals on Wheels program!

How long have you worked at Feed More? I have been at Feed More for just over four years. I started on the Operations team as our Customer Service Coordinator and worked my way up to the Distribution and Allocations Manager and in early 2019, transitioned over to our Meals on Wheels team.

What is your favorite memory at Feed More? There isn’t one memory that sticks out, it’s the people that I have met and had as coworkers that have been the most memorable.

What inspired you to come work at Feed More? My good friend was working at Feed More and mentioned they were hiring. I was in a place where I was ready for a change, and was really excited to help further Feed More’s mission.

Before working at Feed More, what was the most unusual or interesting job you had? I worked as a cigarette salesman for a while and for three whole days sold shower installations inside a Home Depot.

What is something people would be surprised to know about you? I had scholarships for wrestling growing up, but chose not to take that path. I’ve also been paid to be a color commentator for a card game, to do comedy and acted a fair amount as well.

Where is the coolest place you have traveled to and/or want to travel to? I’ve been to France a few times, but the best trip I’ve had was going to Nicaragua and the Pearl Lagoon.

What is your favorite thing to do in Richmond? Tacos at Banditos during football season or just grabbing a drink and reading a good book at Texas Beach.

If you could eat just one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be? Pasta and Bagel Bites!

If you could have one superpower, what would it be and why? Mind reading. I always want to know what people are thinking so I can better help them and help myself.