Diamond Homers

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Chastity Likolehua Ke-A
Store: 1005 | San Pedro, CA
Number of years with the company: 13
Title: Freight Associate

What best practice can you share about working at The Home Depot?
Stay focused and work hard.

What’s your favorite moment of being an associate with The Home Depot?
I loved working with my very first Freight Team with my manager, Terry Soolefai.

What’s your favorite tool or product we sell?
Milwaukee and Makita drills are my favorites.

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Debra Shimko
Store: 4115 | West Mifflin, PA
Number of years with the company: 12
Title: DH #31/94

What best practice can you share about working at The Home Depot?
Building relationships with our customers. I try to make them feel like they’re in a mom and pop store. I know so many customers by name.

What’s your favorite moment of being an associate with The Home Depot?
Black Fridays! I really like dressing as Mrs. Claus, waiting outside with our customers, passing out hot chocolate and treats and singing carols.

What’s your favorite tool or product we sell?
I love that we sell dog beds. Many customers come to THD because they can bring their dogs here. I have a treat jar for our furry friends.

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Joseph "Joe" Centola
Store: 1541 | Monument, CO
Number of years with the company: 24
Title: RCV Associate

What best practice can you share about working at The Home Depot?
Learn all aspects of the business, from operations to merchandising, and always share what you learn with your fellow associates because the rest will follow!

What’s your favorite moment of being an associate with The Home Depot?
Every day that I get a chance to help a customer solve their problem, and get all their materials for a "one stop shopping experience."

What’s your favorite tool or product we sell?
Any electrical tool by "KLEIN" since I’m an electrician by trade.

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Samuel Shivrattan
Store: 1277 | Flushing, NY
Number of years with the company: 12
Title: Sales Associate Dept. 27

What best practice can you share about working at The Home Depot?
Safety – always practice safe working habits by adhering to our safety polices.

What’s your favorite moment of being an associate with The Home Depot?
Being able to provide customer service. Assisting customers by helping them find the right product for their need with the best solution is my favorite moment of every day.

What’s your favorite tool or product we sell?
BX wire is my favorite because it’s the most needed wire our customers ask for in our store.