Faron McNeal is the Sales Manager at UNA. First and foremost, Faron is a forward-thinking, business growth driver. He moves the needle by bringing focus and clarity to the team. His standout track record and hard-won wisdom help him pinpoint what’s needed to build UNA’s success.
Faron’s varied background taught him that when change is needed, it’s not the people you pressure, but the process. His unique combination of results-focus, strategic process, and persistence make him a force to be reckoned with.
Faron believes his job is not only to increase revenue but to empower his team. His goal is to create leadership opportunities so that the people who are growing the organization, have a chance to develop themselves as well.
If Faron’s not challenging the status quo, looking for new ways to improve inefficiencies, and scale ROI, he’s not happy. His rich experience in service-based business and consulting have given him a distinct client-centered approach. Enabling Faron to provide the quality of partnership procurement professionals deserve.
Faron joined UNA because:
“I’ve learned I have to work for a business where I have a chance to drive. I need constant challenge, and access to the gas peddle. I want to be somewhere where I have the chance to build an organization and work closely with decision-makers. I’m always looking for companies where there is a high return opportunity. That’s what I saw in UNA. There is so much potential in the business model. Plus, I loved how dedicated the leadership is to hiring well. They know that success comes from finding the right people and playing to their strengths.”
Fun Facts About Faron
Q. If you could have a superpower, what would it be? A. “So I actually do have a superpower – a strange one. I have a ridiculously high olfactory sense. In other words, a crazy good sense of smell. It’s insane, and kind of annoying.”
Q. What’s your weirdest / most-unique hobby? A.“I tinker. It can be anything from general woodworking to lutherie, meaning customizing or modifying guitars. It’s my meditation. I also like to play in surf rock, blues-rock, and country bands.”
Q. What’s your favorite meal? A. “The Jack Stack trio. Barbeque chicken, sausage, and this beef bone, I call it a ‘mastodon bone.’ It’s a chunk of ribeye. They smoke and char it to perfection. You eat it like a caveman. Throw in a little cheesy corn and beans, and it’s just delicious.”