Sudenga Staff Feature – BJ Gerken

Check out our brief Q&A with BJ Gerken, an engineer at Sudenga Industries. BJ has worked for Sudenga for 28 years!

A Brief Q&A with BJ Gerken, an engineer for Sudenga Industries

Q. BJ, how long have you worked for Sudenga Industries?

A. I’ve worked for Sudenga for 28 years.

Q. Where did you attend school?

A. I attended George-Little Rock, and afterwards Wayne State College.

Q. Where did you grow up? Where do you live now?

A. I grew up in George, Iowa, which is where I now live.

Q. Care to share anything about your family?

A. My wife Sasha and I have 3 daughters: Kiely, Kayla, and Kami.

Q. What is your favorite memory from work?

A. I have fond memories of work Christmas parties.

Q. What is one thing that many people might not know about Sudenga products?

A. After our products are designed, we run many tests, both digitally and on-site. This is to assure our products meet the highest standards.

Q. What are your favorite things to do when you aren’t working?

A. I enjoy camping, sporting events, and spending time with my family.

Q. Do you have any favorite sports teams?

A. I’m a fan of the Pittsburg Steelers, the GLR Mustangs, and the Iowa Hawkeyes.

Q. What is a “fun fact” about you that not many people might know?

A. I used to have a mullet and a beard.

Q. Anything else you’d like to share?

A. I appreciate all of my coworkers at Sudenga.