Meet Cody! Cody has been with Soren for about 1 year and plays an important role as a Capacity Analyst on our team. Cody is a perfect example of the Soren Core Value “Embrace the Journey” because he is passionate about being proactive, pushing himself to be better, and creating his own path to success. Pod Leader, Chris says: “Cody studied supply chain in school, and I was honored that he chose to start his career at Soren with my team. He has a keen eye for details, he’s fast and accurate, and has a by-the-book mentality that helps him excel. He meshes well with our group and works hard to achieve account objectives. I’m grateful for the talent that he brings to my team and to Soren.” We are thrilled to have Cody as part of the Soren Team and are proud to spotlight him this month!
Here are some fun facts about Cody:
Tell us a little bit about your family…
My dad, Mark, works at Exxon Mobil and has been there his whole working career. He is also a baseball hitting instructor for some high school and collegiate athletes. My mom, Sandy, works as a dental assistant and has been doing that for a majority part of her career. She is hands down the best cook out of my whole family. Lastly, my brother, Blake, who is currently a senior at the Texas A&M university majoring in Industrial Distribution. He is also into sports like me and also collects cards.
Where is your favorite place to be?
The golf course.
What is your favorite movie or TV show?
The Avengers End Game
If you had to eat one meal, every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?
My mom’s homemade King Ranch Chicken
If you could meet anyone living or dead, who would it be?
If you were stuck on an island what three things would you bring?
Knife, phone, and flashlight
People would be surprised if they knew…
I collect sports cards and have a huge collection of authentic cards and memorabilia.
What brought you to Soren?
I was in college and searched on the University of Houston job board and applied! I was pursuing a job in Supply Chain Management and it lead me here.
How is Soren different than other companies you’ve worked for?
The culture 100%. I have never seen a company with a strong cultural environment like Soren. Even though freight can be stressful, everyone comes into work every day happy to be here with our coworkers.
Which Soren core value means the most to you and why?
Choose to be proactive means the most to me because you are choosing to create your own path to success. You push yourself to be better, which not only helps you but also motivates the people around you to get more involved.
Do you have any advice for new or potential Soren employees?
Just be yourself and do not let the stressful moments get to you. Lastly, just have fun!