Employee Spotlight: Paul Gates

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April 24, 2019

Here’s a little bit about Paul Gates, from our Automotive EMC Testing team:

Title: EMC Engineer

Year Started at Elite: 2018

Area(s) of expertise: Consumer Electronics, PCB Design, Programming

Education: BSEE – University of Illinois at Chicago

Any unique hobbies, talents, skills, experiences, etc.:  Eating and gaming

Proudest moment in life so far:

When Stan [Dolecki, Elite’s Automotive EMC Team Leader] told me “Good Job.”

What would you consider to be your passion outside of work? How did you get started in it? Any advice for someone looking to try this activity?

I am beginning to learn about assembling PCs from scratch. I recommend this to anyone interested in PC gaming as it allows for greater performance at a lower cost, compared to pre-built PCs and consoles. Resources are plentiful on google and throughout the internet.

How did you get involved with EMC/ENV testing?

I began testing at an internship during undergrad and I became exposed to EMC when starting at Elite.

Most rewarding/favorite aspect of working at Elite:

The company’s investment in the training and education of its employees

What is something that customers/colleagues might find surprising about you?

I am an identical twin.

If you had a personal motto, what would it be?

Measure twice, cut once.

If you could be paid in something other than money, what would you choose?