Name? Cameron Stewart
Business? Minuteman Press
Job Title? Direct Mailing Specialist
Years in current role/with employer/in industry? Going on 22 years as a Direct Mail Specialist
How long have you been a Chamber Ambassador? Since 1999 / 2000 – 17 / 18 Years. One of the last remaining Ambassadors from Millie DeFord’s original crew.
What is the best piece of advice you could give someone who is starting out in your industry? Do your research! Visit S.C.OR.E. Service Corps Of Retired Executives. These folks have a wealth of knowledge and can set you on the correct path for you. Another good resource is the Small Business Development Center.
How do you start your average day? My average day starts about 3 – 3:30am. Taking care of the dog, then off to the gym and at work, ready for anything by 6:30. Emails come first, then decide on a plan of attack, based on deadlines.
Who is the person that had the biggest impact on your career and why? Probably John Sleeth, former owner of Speedy Automated Mailers. Looking for a change in career, I went from truck driver to direct mail advertising with absolutely no training. I had to learn the job in 3 days and I’m still learning.
What (or who) is your top “go-to” place (or person) for business and professional advice? I don’t really have someone, but always listen to feedback. Everyone has something to improve on.
Fun & personal questions
Favorite sport/team? Or movie? Too many movies! I’ve been a big fan of the James Bond series and an avid Stephen King fan.
Favorite place to eat lunch? Subway is a favorite.
What do you do for fun? Motorcycle riding or getting the chance to be creative with balloons.
Favorite reading material/website/magazine/blog or book? If I’m reading, I’ll always pick up a Stephen King book before anything else.