Star of the Week: Matthew Hancox

Name: Matt Hancox
Title: Account Executive, Digital Archives
Organization: Gale, a part of Cengage Learning
Address: 27500 Drake Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan
Phone: (800) 877-4253 x2244
Fax: (919) 882-1299
Email: matthew.hancox@cengage.com
Website: http://gdc.gale.com/   

Matt with daughter Sadie

 

Born and lived: Born in Philadelphia and now reside in Raleigh, NC   

Early life: Attended the Milton Hershey School, a boarding school in Hershey Pennsylvania, from the tender age of 7 and count myself a proud graduate of that wonderful institution.   

Family: Wife Shelley; son Miles (4) and daughter Sadie (2).   

In my spare time: I have two children under 4 – I do not remember what spare time is!   

Favorite books: The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak; To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee; Shoeless Joe by W.P. Kinsella   

Philosophy: Pay attention to the details and the big things will take care of themselves.   

Most memorable career achievement: I have a hard time putting my finger on one specific thing. I suppose it is the relationships that I have developed with my customers and the people I work with over the last 10 years.   

Goal I hope to achieve five years from now: Through-hike the Appalachian Trail.   

How/where do I see the industry in five years: Gee, that the toughest questions and it is mandatory! Seriously, I have no idea. I just try to embrace the change because that is the only sure thing that is going to happen in this industry, or most others for that matter. 

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