Member Spotlight: Matthew Hansen

What is your current career? Building Engineer at RMR Group for the past three years.

What committee are you involved in? Community Service committee.

What is your past job? I worked as a building engineer for a total of eight years at Brandywine and CBRE.

What are your professional aspirations? I am trying to get as much training, and certificates to move up as high as Regional Director.

What do you want to do when you grow up? A Professional Drummer. I went to music school to play the drums.

If your company had a theme song what would it be? 9 to 5 by Dolly Parton.

What are your Five Minutes of Fame? In Los Angeles I played in a Jazz Band with the Actor Jay Jackson in 2011. You are still able to see all the videos on You Tube! Also in 2013 I received a school scholarship from AAFAME of $500.00. It went towards my degree in electronics. I had to write an essay about “How the scholarship would help me” and I won!!!!

What are your hobbies? Music, Playing the drums, reading comics, and hunting. I’ve hunted doves, and pigs. I haven't had the chance to hunt deer yet.

What are your pet peeves? Being late, someone who doesn’t do what they say they are going to do, and undependable people.

If there is anything you could change, what would it be? NO WAR!

Do you have a favorite quote, saying or song? “Whoever imposes the terms of the battle will impose the terms of the peace” From the movie Red Belt.

What is your favorite thing about AAFAME? It feels very inclusive. It’s the best way to meet people in the business, and you give back to the community by volunteering.

Interview by Rachel Salas with Specialized A.C. Mechanical Services