What an amazing first month as a client services partner at dovetail solutions! As I get up to speed with our clients and the office, I can tell this will be a job that is a lot of fun while consistently challenging my creativity.
Before I get too deep into my first month here, I should introduce myself. My name is Dave Gaylinn. I grew up in New Jersey, graduated from Syracuse University with degrees in broadcast journalism and political science. I lived my dream working in the public relations department, either as an intern or full-time employee in professional sports from 1998-2010, including five years with the Denver Broncos. From 2011-14, I worked as the communications manager with USA Cycling, the national governing body of cycling. I thoroughly enjoyed my tenure in sports, but over time being away from my family helped me decide that a transition to a position with a little less travel.
I could not have been luckier, landing another dream job with dovetail solutions!
My experience working in sports has made clear to me that anyone’s individual success begins and ends with the success of the team. My experience here proves to me that the success of dovetail solutions certainly fits into that mold. My co-workers have been great in facilitating my transition to dovetail solutions. We pull together as a team to make sure we’re providing the best possible service to our clients in every aspect of our business.
While working in an agency certainly has its differences from my experiences in the sports world, many of the skills I’ve developed over the course of my career will continue to be honed in my new position. Working with clients in diverse industries reminds me of my experience working with several different players with various desires and goals. Some players wanted more attention than others, while others only desired the spotlight shone on certain areas of their professional career. The media is always hungry and part of my job is to feed it stories to present our clients in their best light.
Our clients are certainly among the very best that Denver has to offer, involved with extremely exciting projects in varying industries. I’ve already toured the remodeled Denver Union Station with Mayor Michael Hancock and several of the partners involved with the venture. It was awesome to hear some of the stories behind the project as we toured the building. I can’t wait for it open in the summer!
The Broncos teams I worked with were exceptional at pulling together to achieve common goals – particularly beating the Raiders! This is no different than the atmosphere among my co-workers at dovetail solutions. When one of us has a deadline or a project, we all do everything we can to share the load and make sure the goal is met.
Whether in sports or at dovetail solutions, teamwork is the key to success!