Brian Conner

President

Brian has spent his professional life constantly growing and learning at every step, amassing a list of experiences that culminated in becoming President of Select Resources and NueVista. With a distinct ability to put himself in the place of others and understand their ambitions, Brian has been able to make excellent decisions that result in a win-win scenario for everyone involved. He is passionate about assisting someone in finding a job that they like and are skilled at, which creates a positive cycle that benefits consultants, clients, and the company as a whole. IT staffing excites Brian, as does continuing his professional growth through learning new things regularly. The shared drive for excellence at Select Resources and NueVista, along with being surrounded by people who genuinely care about each other, make him proud to walk into the office every morning.
 

When you were 5 years old, what did you want to be when you grew up?

I wanted to be an Astronaut.  I was just old enough to watch and somewhat understand the first moon walk.  The excitement lasted for years and the idea of someday doing something so amazing was overwhelming.

 

If you were stranded on a desert island and were allowed three books, what three would you take?

I would bring How to Build a Sailboat for Idiots, One Hundred Ways to Prepare Coconut, and a Bible.

 

If you could pick one celebrity or historical figure to have lunch with, who would it be?

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt:  He was in a leadership position during two of the most pivotal and important events of the last 150 years of history, the great worldwide depression of the 1930’s and the global conflict of World War 2.  Spending a long lunch hearing what he was thinking as he attempted to find solutions to problems our country had never faced before would be fascinating to me.

 

What do you love most about working for NueVista?

The Challenges.  From the beginning back 15 years ago as a pure “start-up” to what we have become today we have faced an untold number of major and minor obstacles.  Learning to embrace them as an opportunities to grow both the business and as a person has simply been an amazing experience.  Since this is a people business at its core many of those growth experiences were people related which is even better.

 

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