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My name is Grant Burns. I was born and raised in Waynesboro, MS. After playing golf in college, I returned home to begin my career at SMT. I started at the company in 2014, and I specialize in SYP Lumber all grades//SYP and hardwood cut to size material.

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My Story

What year did you start at SMT? 2014

What do you specialize in? SYP Lumber all grades//SYP and hardwood cut to size material

What is your favorite thing about the company? The camaraderie of the guys in the office and actually being able to look forward to coming to work each day.

What does customer service mean to you? It means that I have the opportunity to help people fill a need and to be able to bring value to the customer by providing solutions for them.

What are some fun facts about yourself? I played on golf scholarship for two years at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Perkinston, MS and I played on scholar ship for 2 years at Blue Mountain College. I have a bachelors in Business Administration.

What is your favorite food? Brisket, Steak, pretty much anything LOL

Do you have any pets? If so, what kind and what is their name? A cat, Milo

Tell me two truths and a lie. I have read over 400 books. I am a scratch golfer. I have a have 2 dollar bill in my wallet.

Where have you traveled? Hawaii, Cozumel Mexico, Jamaica, Cayman Islands

What is your favorite line from a movie? "You can't handle the truth" -Jack Nicholson (A Few Good Men)

What are some of your hobbies? Avid Golfer and spending time with my wife and two sons.

What is your favorite book? The Client by John Grisham

What are some things you love? My family. I love to spend time with my wife Layla and two sons Brae and Blaine.

What are some things you collect? Golf shirts from various golf courses

What are some bucket list items? Play golf at Pebble Beach. Go to the Masters during the tournament rounds. Travel across Europe.


I'm always looking for new and exciting opportunities. Let's connect.

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