The Special Operations Team responded to numerous calls throughout 2017. The team along with countless volunteers helped with events such as the floods in southern Texas and Louisiana and Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. As we close out 2017, we want to celebrate the commitment of our 2017 Special Ops Team.
A note from Simon Smock, Director of Inventory Management, to our dedicated team:
I cannot express enough how much gratitude I have for the 2017 Special Operations Team. Not only was this one of the most active storm seasons we ever faced, but also the single largest catastrophe event in Copart history. The commitment and dedication this team has are truly commendable. Every day they exemplified their toughness, determination, and grit; and they continually proved they are always ready to heed the call.
I appreciate all their hard work. A large part of what makes Copart so amazing is our people. We have incredible people and these employees are a bid above the rest and they have very bright futures at Copart.
We are shining the Copart spotlight on these dedicated individuals. Please take some time to thank the 2017 Special Ops Team for their service.
Adrian Woulfe, Albert Petrello, Amanda Merryman, Amy McNulty, Angel Carrero, Anthony Pietramali, Antonie Darden, Aric Larson, Bili Wagner, Buddy Ridgeway, Christy Cartwright, Darla Nelson, Deborah Marfinetz, Denise Talbert, Deonte Watts, Dustin Hinkle, Edgar Carreon, Elden Sahota, Elizabeth Dunn, Everett Trail, Geoffrey Whorrall, James Martin, Jeffrey Fatters, Jennafer Pascarella, Jesse Burrell, John Wagler, John Williams, Jonathan Casiano, Jose Lebron, Julian Miller, Karen Vetro, Katelyn Bluel, Kylie Duley, Leon Jones, Levar Barren, Lorena Barrera, Lupe Byrd, Makeya Jefferson, Mark Cheek, Matt Johnson, Mike Perez, Paula Menten, Petronilo Avila-Navarrete, Renee Gilles, Robert Colton, Roberta Garza, Sonni Crespo, Stephanie Davis, Stephanie Mata, Stephanie, Munoz, Sterling Stewart Jr, Steve Lehmkuhl and Timothy Schmeltz.