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5 Questions with… Tom Laratta

Oct 25, 2018 | People

Since the very beginning, Tactive has believed that quality, can-do, above & beyond service is the reason our clients choose us over our competitors. And our employees are the best at making sure our clients print & promo projects are top notch. In this employee spotlight series, we take some time to get to know them a little better.

 

Tom's First Day

Tom’s first day as a full-time employee!

Say, “Hi”, to Tom Laratta!

Graphic Designer Tom Laratta left the fast-paced racing industry for the fast-paced printing industry! Tom started working for Tactive as a graphic design intern before joining the team full-time in 2011. In addition to helping clients with print layout, Tom also assists the E-commerce department with order processing and fulfillment. Let’s get to know Tom!

1. What are three words that best describe you?

 

Faithful, Compassionate, Encouraging

2. What does a typical day at Tactive look like for you?

 

Challenging, in a good way! It’s never the same old thing around here. Every day brings a new and different challenge.

 

3. Before working at Tactive, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?

 

Tom volunteers with other Tactive employees.

Volunteering with the Tactive team.

I worked for an Indy Car Racing Team, mostly maintaining the shop and cars as well as managing the parts department. Other than my wedding day, the most exciting day of my life was working for Patrick Racing when Emerson Fittipaldi won the Indy 500 in 1989.

4. If you could interview one person (dead or alive) who would it be?

 

The Disciple Peter

5. What is your favorite thing to do in Indy?

 

Attend the Indianapolis 500

Bonus Question: Share something interesting about you!

 

I love collecting and displaying US Postage Stamps. Don’t let them die out!

Tom and grand-baby!

Tom and grand-baby!

Thanks, Tom! Do you need help with your next print and promo piece? Say, “Hi!” We’re ready to make your next project your best yet.

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