Sep 28, 2021
Homer Lee Gibbins is a Building Manager for Meadows & Ohly, LLC. He is also a Master General Mechanic at the Atlanta Medical Center, the Owner of DJ G’s Entertainment, and the Owner of RoomsbyHomer.com. Homer is a certified quality control manager and safety officer with experience in JCAHO accreditation standards and OSHA training.
Outside of his construction industry expertise, Homer is a two-time world boxing champion. Homer was a professional boxer for 19 years, boasting a record of 46 wins, 16 losses, and 33 KOs. He won the World Boxing Foundation Jr. Welterweight title in 1992 and the International Boxing Union Welterweight title in 2006.
How did Homer Lee Gibbins go from winning as a professional boxer to succeeding as a building manager? What lessons did he learn along the way?
While pursuing a boxing career, Homer also worked in the construction industry. Why? Homer wanted plenty of opportunities to meet people across different disciplines. For Homer, one of his most important values is to learn something from everyone you meet and pass knowledge along to others. When you surround yourself with people who want to grow, you’ll be on the right track to improve yourself. So, how can you do the same?
In this episode of Watching Paint Dry, Greg Owens sits down with Homer Lee Gibbins, Building Manager for Meadows & Ohly, LLC, to talk about his journey from boxing to facilities and building management. Homer shares the lessons he learned from his father, his journey through the worlds of boxing and construction, and the values that continue to lead him through life. Stay tuned!