Get to Know Ben Waterhouse

  • If you could go back in time, what time period would you travel to? 
    The 1970’s 
  • How do you recharge / what is your favorite hobby?
    Basketball is pretty much my only hobby
  • When are you the happiest?
    Being at home with my wife 
  • Fill in the blank: If you really knew me, you’d know__________.
    If you really knew me, you’d know The Australian state I am from.
  • What would you most regret NOT having done at the end of your life?
    Trying to play professional basketball
  • What characteristic do you most admire in others?
    Being able to take a joke
  • Do you prefer Windows or Mac? Why?
    Windows, I have never owned a Mac
  • If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
    Chicken Parmigiana, the Australian way. A slice of ham between the “source” (sauce) and the cheese with a side of fries.
  • What would you sing at Karaoke night?
    ‘Would I Lie to You’ – Charles and Eddy
  • If you could choose to do anything for a day, what would it be?
    At the risk of sounding repetitive, I would be an NBA player for a day.
  • What was your first car?
    A Ford Taurus
  • Do you have pets? If so, tell us about them!
    I have a new kitten, she is 2 months old and her name is LeBron James.
  • Star-Trek or Star Wars? Why?
    I actually don’t like either of them.
  • Are you married? Kids? Tell us about them!
    I am married to Selina Victoria in customer service. We went to Young Harris together and met my freshmen year.
  • Where did you grow up?
    I grew up in Melbourne, Victoria Australia.
  • What is your favorite childhood memory?
    Going down to my nan’s beach house in Phillip Island.

Work-related questions:

  • What motivates you to work hard?
    I am naturally a competitive person, I am usually motivated instinctually when I do anything.
  • What departments have you worked in at PBI?
    I have worked in shipping and I am currently a part of the engineering department.
  • What would you be doing if you weren’t at your current job?
    I honestly have no idea. Probably trying to find a professional basketball team that will take me. 
  • What is your biggest pet peeve at work?
    When people don’t work hard.
  • How long have you been at PBI?
    Only four months.
  • What is your favorite PBI memory?
    I would say the bowling party.
  • What is the best part of working at PBI?
    Working with good people and having a fun work environment.
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