Get to Know Callier and Thompson

Phil Kinder Q&A

Phil Kinder

How would you describe your role on the Callier and Thompson team?

My role is primarily paint and drywall related.  Focusing on the final touches of our remodeling projects.

What do you like most about working for Callier and Thompson Kitchens, Baths, Appliances? 

Honestly, Callier is hands down one of the best companies I’ve worked for.  They genuinely care about their employees and it shows.  Also, they strive for excellence in everything that they do.  We always strive to meet the needs and expectations of our customers.

Where did you grow up?

Golden Eagle, Illinois

What makes you laugh the most? 

I laugh a lot at some of the outlandish and ridiculous things Spencer says.

If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

Don’t give sugar.

Do you have family or pets?

I have a 12 year old son and a sweet puppers named Nibbler.

What do you do for fun in your spare time?

I tend to work on a lot of personal house projects, video gaming, and reading.

What is your favorite game or sport to watch and/or play? 

I’ve been pretty into Formula one racing for the last couple years.  I do enjoy playing softball.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

“Do better” – Josh Caruso

If you have to sing Karaoke, what song do you pick?

Hey Jude of course.

If you had to teach a class on one thing, what would you teach?

Definitely would be History.  Preferably 20th century.

Are you a cat person or dog person?

100% Dog Person

If you wrote a book, what would it be about? 

World War II history or space science-fiction.

What would you say to yourself if you could go back in time 20 years? 

Treat your ADHD 

Who is your hero and why? 

I’ve always been a big fan of Boromir from Lord of the Rings.  He is the archetypical hero but his sacrifice to protect Frodo will always be one of my favorites.