Each month, Axis shines a spotlight on an employee who represents our motto of “One Team, One Goal.” This month, we’re highlighting Leigh Ann Richmond, an accounting clerk who has been a part of our administrative support team since December 2018.
“Leigh Ann truly believes in the Axis culture,” says Axis CEO Dirk Lee. “She is a hard worker and dedicated to the team. Whether it’s during or outside of the typical work hours, she is always willing to help when needed, and with a positive, can-do attitude.”
Continue reading to learn more about Leigh Ann and her career with Axis:
Tell us a little about what you do at Axis.
I process all the master service agreements (MSAs) for our companies, I handle per diem for all the guys in the field, and I work as back up for accounts payable and accounts receivable. I also handle all of our vendor processing. I’m kind of a utility player. I go where they need me.
What did you do before joining Axis?
For 28 years, I brokered commercial insurance. When I moved back to East Texas, I started working for a different oilfield company before joining Axis a little over two years ago.
What do you like most about working for Axis?
It’s just a really good environment. The people and management are both great, and there is a lot of communication all around. I also interact with a lot with the guys out in the field, and I enjoy that as well.
How would you describe the culture at Axis?
The culture at Axis is just like our motto says: One Team, One Goal! Everybody is willing to step in and help anybody else.
What are you most proud of in your job?
All that I have learned. I have gained a tremendous amount of accounting knowledge and knowledge about the oil and gas industry since starting here; things that I had never known or done before in my career.
What gets you most excited about the company’s future?
Our growth. The potential for the amount of growth here is amazing. That is due to our CEO, and I have an incredible amount of respect for our leadership. There’s a lot to be said for a company that has survived and maintained growth through the past year.
What do you like to do outside of work?
Just a lot of outdoorsy things. I do some biking; I play some golf. I just like to be outside as much as I can.
What is something that someone would be surprised to learn about you?
In college, I was a wedding singer.
What do you listen to in the car on your way to work?
Top 40 music.
What are the top three most important things in your life?
Family is definitely at the top of the list. Work is really important to me. And balance between the two.