Employee Spotlight: Doug Kauffman

Kalispell, MT Office

  1. How did you first learn about TD&H? “My brother was the head surveyor in the Kalispell office for 13 years.”
  2. What is your role at TD&H? “C3D Manager and Senior Designer.”
  3. Before working at TD&H, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had? “I tutored math for several years at Flathead Valley Community College.”
  4. What are 3 words to describe TD&H? “Accountable, Responsible, and Professional.”
  5. What do you find the most challenging at TD&H? “Allocating appropriate time for diverse roles.”
  6. What do you like most about TD&H? “The community [of TD&H].”
  7. What drew you to TD&H originally? And how has TD&H changed since? “The opportunity to learn, and that opportunity is still very much alive.”
  8. What is your favorite part about working for TD&H? “The working relationships built over years and the diversity of work experience.”
  9. How do you balance your career at TD&H, education and family? “I make a conscientious decision to allocate time to each facet of life.”
  10. Any favorite line from a movie? “Endeavor to persevere.”
  11. What do you like to do on your days off? “Golf, cook, read, travel.”
  12. What is the first concert you attended? “Marian Anderson”
  13. If you could be stuck in an elevator with any 3 people, dead or alive, who would they be? “My immediate family, pick any three.”
  14. Best advice you’ve ever been given? “The Golden Rule, of course, and ‘Keep the club head on the path one foot past the tee’.”
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