Friday, May 26, 2017

Staff Spotlight May 2017: Marc Leger!

Staff Spotlight: Marc Leger

Marc Leger is a sales representative in our Moncton, NB branch. 
He has been with McFadden's for 2 years now.

What are your favorite songs that you rock out to when nobody else is listening?
Spirit of the West (Home for a Rest)                           

What was your first record that you ever owned?
First Tape was McHammer


What was your first job?
A paper boy


What’s the worst haircut you ever had? 
With my Curly hair - different hair cut is not a option!

What’s the craziest thing on your bucket list?
Swimming with Sharks


What show on Netflix did you last binge?
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (with my 4 year old)

What food could you not live without?
Pizza


What interesting skill do you want to learn?
How to swim


If you had a boat, what would you name it? 
Hope it floats 2


If you could only eat at one restaurant forever, what restaurant would it be?
Pump House Brewery

If you could be one superhero, which superhero would you be?
Batman

If you could turn the ocean into a liquid other than water, which one would you pick?
Beer
 

If you could only listen to one song for the rest of your life, which song would you pick?
Clumsy by Our Lady Peace


What’s the greatest bit of advice a mentor has given you?
Don't sweat the small stuff
 

What technology innovation made the most impact on your life?
The iPhone


What is one important skill every person should have?
Everyone should know how to drive

What is one word that you would use to describe your team?
Awesome!


What is the most important personal attribute that you bring to your job? 
I’m a geek for Cabinet Hardware

What do you enjoy doing to relieve stress? 
Play sports

Favourite Wurth Product
Wurth Gloves


Favourite McFadden’s Product
Wood max screws

The best thing about the McFadden’s Team
We help each other out
 

How long have you been with McFadden’s?
2 years

Friday, May 19, 2017

May Holiday Weekend Hours

 Happy Victoria day from McFadden's!

All McFadden's branches will be closed on Monday May 22nd for Victoria Day.

Have a safe and happy weekend!

Friday, May 12, 2017

Staff Spotlight! May 2017: Bruce Lucas!

Staff Spotlight: Bruce Lucas

Bruce Lucas is a warehouse supervisor in our Oakville, ON branch. He is one of our longest standing employees, having joined the McFadden's team 28 years ago in 1989.

What are your favorite songs that you rock out to when nobody else is listening?
Mr. Big Stuff - Jean Knight or All Night Long - Lionell Ritchie

What was your first record that you ever owned?
My first record was Charlie Pride


What was your first job?
Delivering the Mail


What’s the craziest thing on your bucket list?
I want to be an auction announcer


What’s a weird fact you happen to know?
Flamingos aren't really pink, they turn pink from the food they eat.

What’s something about you that people would be surprised to know?
My age ;)


What food could you not live without?
Peanut butter


What interesting skill do you want to learn?
How to fly a plane


What do you never leave the house without?
My lunch
 

If you had a boat, what would you name it?
The Blue Noser


If you could only eat at one restaurant forever, what restaurant would it be?
Red Lobster

If you wrote a book, what would it be called?
The Cold Hard Truth
 

If you could be one superhero, which superhero would you be?
Superman

If you could turn the ocean into a liquid other than water, which one would you pick?
Wine or Brandy
 

If you could only listen to one song for the rest of your life, which song would you pick?
This Wanting You by George Jones


What’s the greatest bit of advice a mentor has given you?
"Do it for your health, not the money"
 

What technology innovation made the most impact on your life?
The record player


What is one important skill every person should have?
Everyone should know how to cook!
 

How would your friends describe you? 
Funny
 

Name two things you consider yourself to be very good at.
Singing and meeting new people


What is the most important personal attribute that you bring to your job? 
Respect
 

Describe yourself in 3 words. 
Calm, funny, patient
 

Favourite Wurth Product
Assy Plus Screws and Wurth Silicone


The best thing about the McFadden’s Team
It's a really friendly crowd.
 

How long have you been with McFadden’s?
28 years! 

Friday, April 21, 2017

Staff Spotlight! April 2017: Paterson Farrell!

 

Staff Spotlight: Paterson Farrell

Paterson Farrell is a new outside sales representative in our Oakville, ON branch. He joined the McFadden's team in 2016, starting on the inside sales team before moving to an outside territory. 

What are your favorite songs that you rock out to when nobody else is listening?
September by Earth Wind and Fire


What was your first job?
A soccer referee 

What’s the worst haircut you ever had? 
Toss up between frosted tips or the classic bowl cut 

What’s the craziest thing on your bucket list?
Playing soccer on Old Trafford, in Manchester

What show on Netflix did you last binge?
Stranger things
 

What’s something about you that people would be surprised to know?
I can only wink with my right eye
 

What food could you not live without?
Tacos

What interesting skill do you want to learn?

Learn how to play drums


If you had a boat, what would you name it?
Boogie Wonderland

If you could be one superhero, which superhero would you be?
Batman


What is one important skill every person should have? 
Know how to change a tire  

What do you enjoy doing to relieve stress?
Playing sports is a big outlet for me.


Favourite McFadden’s Product 
Our new barn board!

What is one word that you would use to describe your team at McFadden's?
Helpful!


The best thing about the McFadden’s Team
 
Everyone is really outgoing and helpful. We're like one giant family.


Friday, March 10, 2017

Staff Spotlight! March 2017: Kyle Stafford

Staff Spotlight: Kyle Stafford

Kyle Stafford is an outside sales representative in our Vaughan, ON branch. He joined the McFadden's team in 2012, starting on the inside sales team before moving to an outside territory. 

What was the first concert that you ever attended? 
Metallica at Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, ON.

What’s something about you that people would be surprised to know? 
I’m a huge PC gaming fan – I also custom built my own computer!

Last show you binged watched on Netflix?
Better Call Saul.

What's a interesting skill you want to learn? 
I'd love to be fluent in another language.

If you had a boat, what would you name it? 
The Margaret Claudene.

Name two things you consider yourself to be very good at. 
  1. Remembering names and faces
  2. Quoting character lines from shows
How long have you been with McFadden's?
Almost 5 years now – I started here right out of University!





Friday, February 17, 2017

Family Day Weekend 2017

Happy Family day from your friends at McFadden's!

Our branches in Oakville, Vaughan and Ottawa will be closed on Monday February 20th for Family day.

All other branches and our website are open regular hours.

Have a safe and happy weekend!

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

2016 Holiday Hours


Happy Holiday's from your friends at McFadden's!

Our 2016 Holiday hours

Friday December 23rd - OPEN 8am-2pm
Saturday December 24th - Closed
Monday December 26th - Closed
Tuesday December 27th - Closed
Wednesday December 28th - OPEN regular hours
Thursday December 29th - OPEN regular hours
Friday December 30th - OPEN regular hours
Saturday December 31st - Closed
Monday January 2nd - Closed

Wishing all our customers, suppliers and friends a very safe and happy holiday season!