From Maui to the World: How We Gave Back in 2023

Annually, Simpson Strong-Tie observes “Do What You Can Day,” a day dedicated to employee participation in activities benefiting nonprofit organizations. This tradition is embodied in our eighth company value: Give Back. In 2023, branches nationwide joined forces to assemble disaster relief packages for survivors of the devastating Maui wildfires and initiated various endeavors to support their respective local communities. Discover the meaningful contributions made by our branches and the positive outcomes they achieved.

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From Science Lab to Construction Site: One Woman’s Career Journey at Simpson Strong-Tie

Tina Haro, Senior National Builder Manager at Simpson Strong-Tie, initially didn’t anticipate a career in sales but recognized the value of building relationships within her role. Her duties involve connecting Simpson Strong-Tie with builders, offering builders solutions and representing the company at industry events. As a recent recipient of the 2023 Top Women in Hardware & Building Supply Rising Stars Award, she is enthusiastic about her impact within the industry. 

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Spooktacular Community Giving: Simpson Strong-Tie’s Halloween Adventure

Simpson Strong-Tie celebrated this Halloween by combining fun, family and giving back. This year, Jade Spadoni and her family attended the event in our Pleasanton office, which included a fun Trunk or Treat event and incorporated a give-back activity that aligns with our values. This successful event left kids and parents with smiling faces. 

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The Exciting World of Building Technology: The View from a Simpson Strong-Tie Sales Representative

John Kemper, a Territory Sales Representative for Simpson Strong-Tie, shares his perspective on the thrilling opportunities and challenges presented by working in Building Technology. He highlights the significance of ongoing learning, setting goals, and having mentors in achieving professional growth. Additionally, he provides insights into the company culture at Simpson Strong-Tie and underscores the importance of maintaining a work-life balance. 

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Tech Trek: What I Discovered During My IT Internship at Simpson Strong-Tie

This summer, Luca Disbrow, a graduate in data science, joined Simpson Strong-Tie for an IT internship. Shifting from academics to on-the-job IT, he contributed to our 24/7 IT help desk and gained hands-on problem-solving experience. Luca reflects on the close-knit community within the company, his learnings from diverse colleagues, and the impact he’s made. Explore his journey to uncover insights into his internship experience. 

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Introducing The Makers of Simpson Strong-Tie: Material Handler Sam Dean

No matter where you are or where you want to be, we have a place for you at Simpson Strong-Tie. Material handler Sam Dean found his perfect fit at our company and felt instantly at home. Prior to working with us, Sam felt uncertain about his career path. However, upon joining our team, he discovered numerous growth opportunities. Our founder, Barclay Simpson, instilled in our company the belief that we offer new hires more than just a job — we provide a path to a career that fosters happiness, personal growth and recognition for hard work. Our team members are encouraged to seek out positivity in everyday challenges and to understand how their work contributes to our company’s success.

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Building It Forward with Simpson Strong-Tie

Giving back is one of our company core values at Simpson Strong-Tie, and for many years, we’ve donated time, money and products to Habitat for Humanity. We’d like your help continuing to bring awareness to the need for safe, strong and affordable housing.  

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Introducing the Makers of Simpson Strong-Tie: Product Manager Eric Philip

What makes Simpson Strong-Tie special? When you think of the best a family has to offer — support, collaboration and respect — that’s what we offer. One of the nine company values originally laid down by our founder, Barc Simpson, is Enable Growth. As Barc put it, “When people join our company, they don’t come for a bus stop. This is a career.” That means we try to foster a supportive environment that encourages personal and professional growth. We want every employee to know there’s a whole big team that always has their back. When there’s a win, we cheer each other on. When there’s a snag, coworkers step in to help you out. As an example of our commitment to employee success, we’re happy to be able to share the story of Product Manager Eric Philip. Continue reading “Introducing the Makers of Simpson Strong-Tie: Product Manager Eric Philip”

Employee Safety Day at the Simpson Strong-Tie West Chicago Plant

Safety is our number one priority for our employees, especially in our manufacturing facilities and warehouses. By conducting safety exercises, we can mitigate risks, promote a safety culture, improve emergency preparedness, and enhance employee well-being. Earlier this year, Simpson Strong Tie’s West Chicago warehouse organized a Safety Day, where the team engaged in interactive training to promote safety awareness. Learn about the various training exercises conducted during the event and how they both fostered camaraderie and enhanced safety knowledge. 

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Finding Career Growth and a Supportive Community at Simpson Strong-Tie

Discovering a company that values career growth, a collaborative and nurturing culture, and employee satisfaction can be a game-changer for job seekers. Simpson Strong-Tie Executive Assistant Be Hoang found exactly that in Simpson Strong-Tie. Despite lacking HR experience, she took a chance and applied for a role, which led to five years of fulfilling work, supportive relationships, and valuable insights. Read on to learn more about her experiences at our company. 

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