Capital to the Core is a campaign designed to celebrate our exceptional teammates who exemplify one of our five core values: Safety, Quality, Integrity, Innovation, and Loyalty. Our teammates will be highlighted for demonstrating outstanding contributions to our company, clients, partners, and/or communities through the exemplary incorporation of one of the core values. A nomination may be for an action, special project or initiative, exemplary service, or achievement that occurred during calendar year 2023. The CTTC award is presented to 5 recipients each quarter, making 20 teammates eligible for the Capital to the Core: Capital Character Award. The Capital Character for each core value will be announced at the end of the year! Our team is our biggest asset, and we are excited and honored to highlight them all year long!
Quarter One Recipients
Evan Roddy, Quality: Evan is a part of the Quality Control team, where he consistently goes above and beyond to ensure the highest quality results are being provided. His dedication to quality is exemplified not only in the work he delivers, but also in the way he shows up for his teammates. He enhances the company’s ability to produce quality results by going out of his way to build a strong foundation of knowledge for his teammates. This high-quality work, patience, and commitment have significantly contributed to the success of our quality control department and the company as a whole.
Derek Horton, Integrity: Derek is the Quarry Plant Supervisor of our Capital Quarries Powhatan Quarry in Arkansas where he continuously strives to improve production and keep safety at the forefront of all operations. His loyalty, safety record, and commitment is second to none. During a time of grief and despair within our company, Derek showed his real demeanor and integrity by providing ongoing support to the facility and ensuring all plant operations were running smoothly for our team and customers. Derek has a wealth of knowledge and a strong background in mining operations making him a great asset to our team. His ideas, innovative mindset, and mechanical knowledge has turned the Powhatan quarry into a well-producing facility.
Kevin Rogers, Loyalty: Kevin is a part of the Capital Sand Company team, where he continously goes the extra mile for the best interest of the company. Although we have seen him embody loyalty every day for the past 12 years, he especially reflected this throughout the past year as he became a key contributing factor in the success of our Missouri City Plant. Kevin spent several months at the plant to learn the new process and keep it running smoothly. His contributions have been invaluable, and we appreciate the positive impact he has had on our team and the company as a whole. Kevin’s positive attitude, attention to detail, and dedication to his team has, and will continue to, make a lasting impact on Capital Sand Company.
Lindsey Autenrieth, Innovation: Lindsey is a part of our Human Resources team where she goes above and beyond to complete any project or task at hand. Her dedication to her work, combined with her skills and passion, has proven her value to our company. Lindsey’s ability to consistently deliver results, overcome challenges, and strive for improvement sets a positive example for her peers and inspires others to follow in her footsteps. Lindsey continuously goes out of her way, often using innovative solutions, to get any and all tasks complete. Whether a time urgent request from our executive team or assistance on new company programs/initiatives, Lindsey will do whatever it takes to get the job done – no matter the time restraints! She takes pride in her work and is always up for a challenge! This work ethic and passion has significantly contributed to the success of our Human Resources department and the company as a whole.
Jacob Wise & Darrell Calton, Safety: Both Darrell and Jacob are a part of the Capital Sand Company team! On June 2nd, 2022, Captain Darrell Calton and Jacob Wise assisted in a water rescue of a capsized canoe in the Missouri River and saved the lives of two individuals. Darrell has worked for Capital Sand Company for 29 years, all of which have been on the dredging crew. He is always very attentive to conditions and situations that he sees while working on the water. Darrell’s attentiveness on this day may have saved the two individual’s lives. Jacob had only worked for the company for a couple of months at the time of this incident. He was new to the river environment and his willingness to help in this situation is commendable.