Employee Spotlight: Chad Mullis

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Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.

Name: Chad Mullis

 

Organization: DLA Aviation at Ogden, Storage and Distribution Division, Care of Supplies in Storage Inventory Branch

 

Years of Service: 12

 

What is your job title, and what do you do, specifically?

 

As a general supply specialist, I assist and guide personnel within the S&D division on various aspects such as shelf-life, COSIS, inventories, location surveys, and causative research. 

 

What do you like most about your job?

 

What I like most about my job is having the resources and support from supervision and co-workers to do the job to the best of my ability.

 

What is your fondest memory of working for DLA Aviation?

 

Working in the S&D Division, I was able to learn from the most patient, caring, knowledgeable, and honest people you would ever meet.

 

What aspect(s) of your current job gives you the most personal satisfaction? Why?

 

The opportunity to interact with the customer, support the warfighter and provide the supportability to maximize mission efficiency. I truly get satisfaction out of life by just helping others.

 

What was your first job?

 

My first job was working at a local recreation department as an umpire and referee during the baseball and football seasons.

 

What advice would you have given yourself 10 years ago?

 

To not let anyone talk you out of your dreams and to go to law school.

 

What are some of your passions outside of work?

 

I’m passionate about working out, volunteering at the humane society, Susan G. Komen Foundation, and the University of Alabama football…Roll Tide!

 

If you could pick a personal motto, what would it be?

 

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

 

What is your proudest accomplishment?

 

Graduating with honors and at the top of my class in college.