Team Member Spotlight: Aaron Shields, Account Executive Team Lead
Here at Hotel Engine, we believe a company is only as extraordinary as its people. We’ve dedicated ourselves to improving the lives of business travelers but want to show off the people who help make that happen. Every month, we’ll be doing a Q&A with one of our amazing Hotel Engine team members to showcase the folks behind the scenes.
Aaron joined us this year as an Account Executive and quickly became a leader on the Sales team. His ability to inspire and motivate, listen and teach his colleagues has been an incredible asset to the team. So, let’s learn more about Aaron!
Where are you from?
West Des Moines, IA
Do you have a nickname at work?
The Plant Guy! I bring in my plant cuttings and disperse them around the office because I love adding a little color to the office.
What’s your favorite part about your team?
We’re all driven to succeed, and we protect each other during storms.
What’s your spirit animal and why?
I’d probably say a coyote; bringing a balance of wisdom and playfulness. I’m also very adaptable.
What do you love about working for Hotel Engine?
We sell a product that is free to our end users. What? Is it really sales?
Anything you think is unique about working at Hotel Engine?
The culture. The people. The product.
What do you like to do when you’re not at the office?
I love spending time with my family on the weekends and doing home projects. I also love to golf!
Let’s hear it for your humble brag!
I won a 2015 Ford Mustang GT from a previous employer in a sales contest.
What’s your favorite HE value?
Grow or die.
What’s your favorite thing about living in Colorado?
Sunshine — and lots of it!
If you’re interested in working with people like Aaron, join our incredible team! Check out our open positions on the Hotel Engine Career Page.
Audrey Fairbrother is the Content and SEO Manager at Hotel Engine. She spends her days writing about all things business travel, researching topics that are important to Hotel Engine’s audience and cultivating the company’s brand voice. When she’s not working, Audrey enjoys spending time with her family, and hiking in the nearby Rockies with her dog, Albie.