Emerald's Employee Spotlight: Meet Kyle Kerrigan


What do you do at Emerald?

I am in charge of all functioning company items that come in and leave the building. My job is to allocate parts items in different inventory systems while providing a functional platform for our system technicians to operate. I am also currently re-designing the machine storage system that is used in our warehouse in hopes to ensure a more efficient service department and returns process.

How long have you worked for Emerald?

Slightly under one year.

Your favorite memory at Emerald?

Memorial Day BBQ.

What’s your favorite place you’ve ever visited?


What was your first job?

Financial Advisor.

What’s the best concert you ever attended?

Billy Joel.

What are you currently watching on Netflix?

Joe Rogan stand-up.

What is your favorite sport?

My favorite is lacrosse.

Tell us something most people don’t know about you but should…

I coach varsity lacrosse at West Islip Highschool. I am getting my Master’s degree in Education.

If you were Ferris Bueller, how would you spend your day off?

On the golf course!

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What was your first job?
I was a shop boy for the electrician my brother worked for. I cleaned the shop and put away what they didn’t.

What do you do at Emerald? (What does a typical day in your role look like?)
Going on service calls, helping customers on the phone and help with operations.

What do you like most about your job?
Helping the customers, advising them and making them smile!

How long have you worked for Emerald?
I’ve been with the company for 5 years, and December 12th will be my 40th anniversary of being a field technician.

Your favorite memory at Emerald?
Having a “tough customer” become friendly and become a “not so tough friend”.

What’s your favorite place you’ve ever visited?
The last place I visited is always my answer. Cuba, the Keys, Hawaii. 

Do you have a favorite charity you wish more people knew about?
St. Jude’s. I had a young great nephew who was in a bad state and knowing that if his parents didn’t have the good insurance that he would have received treatment because of this organization.

What’s your favorite food?
Chicken parm.

What is your favorite season?