The Faces of ADP™ is a peek into the lives of some of our awesome members. Meet Chris Heilbock, RVP National Sales at hibu.
Where do you see ADP in five years?
Prospering and growing, as our members enjoy a bright future.
What behavior or personality trait do you most attribute your success to, and why?
Trust – trust in people, in effort and purpose.
What is one thing other people would be surprised to learn about you?
I love 40’s music. I met Dean Martin as a kid. Dean was a friend of my uncle’s back in Steubenville, Ohio where I grew up.
People may also be surprised to learn that I was a competitive dirt bike racer.
Tell us a little about that.
I started riding motorcycles when I was 8 years old and fell in love with the adventure. Racing called to me after I met my friend Robert Schilling. He was an incredible racer and challenged me to overcome my fears – take the leap. Racing taught me to have faith in myself.
What is a work-related accomplishment that you’re really proud of?
Helping to create a successful team of incredible professionals at hibu.
If you weren’t working for hibu what would you be doing?
I would be in the service industry. I love helping people and traveling to meet them and learning about their business.
What job would you be terrible at?
What’s the best way to start your day?
Walking my pups.
What’s your favorite book or movie and why?
H.G. Wells, The Time Machine
Where’s the most interesting place you’ve been?
What is your claim to fame?
Being a grandfather.
Who has impressed you most with what they’ve accomplished?
My friend Robert Schilling, CEO of Fraley and Schilling Trucking.
Who has influenced you the most when it comes to how you approach your career?
Mindy Costanzo. One of my first bosses. He was the owner of M and M Hardware In Steubenville, Ohio. He trusted me with managing his store. He was a kind and generous man and everyone that knew him loved him. He was incredibly successful and built his business into one of the largest hardware stores in the area.
If you could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, what would you have a good chance at winning a medal for?
Falling over garden hoses. I would win by a mile.
What was your first job?
Making ice cream at Spahn’s Dairy in Steubenville, Ohio.
Who would you most like to swap places with for a day?
Myself as a child so I could see my parents and family.
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