Employee Spotlight for February 2020 – Justin Paschal

Justin Paschal is a Senior Developer at Velocity and has been with the company since September 2017, making him Velocity’s first official IT employee. With 23 years as a developer in seven different industries, Justin is one of the most well-rounded and talented team members, providing creative technological solutions across all business units. Justin spends his time building platforms for automation and innovation at Velocity. He describes his role as delivering resolutions for the immediate need, while planning for the future.

Justin is the definition of innovation and was nominated as the top innovator for several months by various members of the leadership team, including the Vice President of Technology, Richard Bess, “Justin has a great ability to use his understanding of the strategic direction of the organization to help various business units and departments develop tools and applications that drive towards those goals.” His accolades include developing an applications portal for internal business, building a software development kit to assist tech and business and setting up a claims survey to measure claims service results.

Justin takes pride in creating lightweight and easy to manage systems and is very proud of all the work he and his team have done, including the recent integration of the quote builder and the large commercial agency platform.

Justin, originally from SoCal, moved to Nashville six years ago, where he met his wife, Claire. Justin has five children, three dogs and a passion for woodworking. In his free time, he designs and builds furniture for family and friends. He also has a love for music and traveling with Claire, including a recent trip to Italy to celebrate their honeymoon.