Finalist Spotlight: Wesley Fonseca
Post Properties, Inc., Atlanta Apartment Association, Region 4
Years in the Industry: 1.5 years.
What inspired you to get involved with Maintenance Mania? The competitive nature of the event and the opportunity to represent the high quality of Post Properties were the main driving forces behind my participation in Maintenance Mania.
What’s your favorite competition? My favorite competition is the fan.
Do you have anything you’d like to say to the other competitors? To those who participated last year, it will be great to see and talk to them again. To those who are participating for the first time, I hope they have as many, if not more, grand memories as NAA gave me my first time participating last year.
How often do you practice? I practice a decent amount.
What do you wish they would add to the competition? I think the competition is great the way it is.
Do you have any pre-competition rituals? First, I stretch all of my muscles. Then I do a few warm-up exercises before engaging in prayer.
What’s the most prized item in your toolbox? The most prized item in my toolbox is a 10-in-1 screw driver.
When you’re on the job and not in competition mode, what is your secret/tip to being the best maintenance technician you can be? My secret to being the best maintenance technician that I can be is to network with the most knowledgeable and well-respected technicians in the company.