Rapid Fire Questions

  • Packers or Vikings?
  • Packers
  • Favorite TV Show
  • Quantico
  • Favorite thing about summer?
  • Boating on the lake up north and soaking up rays
  • Badgers or Gophers?
  • Badgers
  • Favorite hobby?
  • My favorite hobby would be attending flea markets and going to antique shops and then refurbishing the items I find!
  • Do you play a musical instrument?
  • No I do not
  • Elton, Skynard, T.S. or McGraw?
  • McGraw
  • If you could splurge on 1 thing in life/work/dreams, what would it be?
  • I would splurge on a huge house boat to boat all summer long on!
  • Any awesome vacations coming up?
  • My honeymoon! And we are between Belize and Salt Lake City.

To make the best it takes the best and we have the best employees working for us!  Just in case you haven’t had the opportunity to meet the team members here at Derrick, we want to give you that opportunity!

Meet Madalen Polden, our Project Coordinator for Derrick Custom Homes.  Madalen helps keep our Project Managers on their toes so they have everything they need to create Derrick Custom Homes’ client’s dream home.

  • How did you first get involved in the Derrick Companies?
  • “I met Dustin at the Career Fair at UW- Stout, and that led me to be hired on here!”
  • What was your first impression of Derrick Companies?
  • Everyone was super friendly and genuine. Also, the photos of the cabinetry and homes on the website gave an incredible first impression of their work.
  • What was your first memory of Derrick Companies?
  • Honestly, Ron and Dustin telling me that we all go to a Brewers vs. Twins game in my interview.
  • What has surprised you most about working with Derrick Companies?
  • How committed everyone is to get their job done and to help out others along the way. Everyone’s outgoing and friendly personality makes work easy to come to.”
  • What do you find most challenging about working for Derrick Companies?
  • Building such awesome homes for our clients, and not being able to build one for myself, YET!! 😊”
  • What is the Best/Worst/Funniest thing to happen since you’ve started working with Derrick?
  • The best thing that has happened, is being able to go to a Wild game with the girls!
  • What do you wish other people knew about Derrick?
  • “How dedicated everyone in the office and out at the job is at getting the work completed and done right.”
  • What’s your claim to fame while working at Derrick?
  • “If you need plans scanned in or copied, I’m your girl.”
  • When your friends/family find out that you work for Derrick, what do they say or ask?
  • “I always tell them where we build homes, and they always say that those must be some really nice homes! Almost everyone thinks that the custom cabinetry is pretty sweet to offer, too.”
  • What might someone be surprised to know about you?
  • I was born in San Diego, California and lived there for the first 3 years of my life!”
  • If you weren’t working for Derrick what would you be doing instead?
  • I would probably be working at my family’s garden center in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.”