Jesse (President/CEO) and Shilo (Executive VP/CAO) Hutton, at the home office holiday ugly sweater contest and potluck event.
The Ballard team works hard and plays hard. Here, the team is having fun with some healthy axe throwing competitions.
Paint and PinotBallard team members, and their spouses, enjoy a paint and pinot event with a Ballard project as the featured artwork.
Flannel FridaysDuring the winter months, Ballard team members enjoy Flannel Fridays.
Midwest Summer BBQBallard team members enjoyed good food, water fun, games, and each other's great company during the event.
Take Your Kids To Work DayAt Ballard, we encourage STEM learning and host an interactive Take Your Kids To Work Day for our team members kids. In this photo, a live diving demonstration is taking place and kids could view the diver working in the tank, as well as join the Dive Supervisor in the trailer to see a live video feed and talk to the diver.
St. Patrick’s Day
After a St. Patrick’s Day-themed trivia contest, the team enjoyed green beverages and refreshments to celebrate the holiday.
Ballard’s Southeast Team after a team lunch.
Aloha FridaysSimilar to Flannel Fridays in the winter, Ballard shows their summer spirit with Aloha Fridays.
Safety Week Challenge
Team members show off their winning structure constructed by blindfolded team members with instructions from those that could see.
Mount Hood ScrambleBallard’s team members annually conquer the Mt. Hood Scramble (aka The Grandfather of Filth) 5K (6-mile) race that includes hills, creeks, rock, dirt, heavy brush, and more.
Ice Cream DayBallard team members cooled off with some delicious ice cream cones to celebrate the infamous Ice Cream Day.
Wacky Wednesday during Spirit Week
Ballard’s regions competed in daily activities and dressed to impress on ‘Murica Monday, Team Spirit Tuesday (wear your Ballard gear), Wacky Wednesday, Color War Thursday, and Aloha Friday.
Color War during Spirit Week
The home office brought their A-game for Color War Thursday, during Spirit Week.
Aloha Friday during Spirit WeekFun in the sun, home office team members went all out for Aloha Friday during spirit week.
Giving BackEvery year, Ballard gives back to our community through school events, food drives, and holiday gift drives.
Midwest Team during Safety Week
During Safety Week, the Ballard team participates in safety drills, training refreshers, and connects over food and contests.
Girlfriends Fun RunThe ladies of Ballard showed their pride in representing the company in the Girlfriends Fun Run, a race for a cure.
The Fish Fry of all Fish Fries!
Jesse Hutton, President/CEO, was the master chef marinating the fish in his famous beer batter before frying them. Team members contributed sides and desserts to the fish fry potluck lunch.
Ballard team members enjoy a BBQ lunch to celebrate the summer sunshine.
Southeast Summer BBQBallard team members enjoyed good food, water fun, games, and each other's great company during the event.
Christmas ShipsBallard team members enjoyed some wine tasting and dinner at the Mary Hill Winery accompanied by the Christmas Ships viewing.
Summer Picnic, Aloha StyleBallard team members brought their Aloha spirit to the summer picnic, with fun backgrounds to take pictures in front of.
4th of July in the SouthwestThe Southwest team enjoys a 4th of July lunch with team members families included.
Spartan RaceBallard team members enjoy a friendly competition - so why not throw a Spartan Race into the mix. Team members and their families competed in this ultimate challenge to test their strength and agility.
Chili PotluckBallard team members compete in the annual Chili Cookoff where the taste testers have the ultimate decision to make – who made it best!
M&M DayBallard’s Employee Activity Team (BEAT) distributes M&M’s to celebrate the fun day. Which M&M flavor is your favorite?
Team members feeling adventurous joined Jesse Hutton, President/CEO, on a hike through the Cascades during a company-wide weekend retreat.
Blindfolded team members are guided to assemble a puzzle from their team during a team-building event.