Employee Spotlight is a blog series meant to offer an inside look at our company culture and, most importantly, highlight the talented individuals who help make our company so special. From accountants and software implementation specialists to operations, marketing, and HR professionals, get to know the people behind Chazin & Company.
Today, we are getting to know Lane Schmus, one of our talented Accountants. Lane is based out of Tennessee and has been with Chazin & Company since 2020. Let's learn more about him:
1. Tell us a bit about your role at Chazin & Company.
I am a staff accountant working on several clients from a range of industries, covering multiple roles.
2. What's the most rewarding part about your job?
The opportunity to work with organizations where you can see a direct impact in people’s lives.
3. What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
I have two girls, 5 and 7, so sitting still is a treasured pastime when the opportunity presents itself. I also attempt to play golf and still play soccer recreationally.
4. What's your favorite volunteer activity?
I volunteer for an organization called The Red Door Collective that helps inform tenants of their housing rights and helps them to seek better protection against potential evictions.
5. Please share any exciting news or a fun fact about yourself:
I went back to school after having kids to become an accountant. Before that I worked several interesting jobs in food service – from working with the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field Stadium to feeding a few thousand inmates in Charlotte, NC.