“I think there is a big misunderstanding in what’s available,” said Manuel “Manny” Padilla of MacAndrews & Forbes. “From my side of the fence, I see everyone from fire protection engineers to consultants that specialize in health care to occupational therapists to expert claims adjusters, accountants, finance folks. I think the one message I would like to get out there: There is no limitation to the types of job roles that are available in the industry.” (Credit: Adobe Stock) “I think there is a big misunderstanding in what’s available,” said Manuel “Manny” Padilla of MacAndrews & Forbes. “From my side of the fence, I see everyone from fire protection engineers to consultants that specialize in health care to occupational therapists to expert claims adjusters, accountants, finance folks. I think the one message I would like to get out there: There is no limitation to the types of job roles that are available in the industry.” (Credit: Adobe Stock)

A U.S. aircraft carrier sailed somewhere off the coast of Yemen when it suffered an equipment failure. Manuel “Manny” Padilla was hustled from his bunk at 2 a.m., following an 18-hour day, to ply his engineering skills on the broken piece of Navy equipment.

“Does it get any better than this?” Padilla joked to the chief on duty.


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