Employee Spotlight: August 2021

Caleb Dessauer, Shop Coatings Specialist

Shop Coatings Division

What is something your co-workers may not know about you?

Before I was born, my parents really wanted a girl so they bought all kinds of girl clothes.  Therefore, for the first month of my life, I had to wear girl clothes.

What are your favorite hobbies?

Foraging, bookbinding, and hiking.

What is your favorite thing about working at Nix Companies?

The people I work with.

Are you married?


Do you have any children?

Yes, – 2.

What has been your favorite project you’ve worked on at Nix?

When I first started, I got to work on sandblasting window mounts for the Empire State Building.

Where did you go to school or training?

North Posey and Ivy Tech.

Before working at Nix, what was the most unusual or interesting job you ever had?

I tracked turtles for the DNR.