Get to know the faces behind the hardworking team at Fearing’s Audio Video Security

Fearing’s Audio Video Security is full of talented experts who work to make your audio, video, and security dreams a reality. In the ‘Employee Spotlight,’ we give you a chance to get to know the team better. This month the spotlight is on Jason Peterson. Jason is an Account Executive and has been a valuable member of the team for nearly 2-years. Here are some fun facts about Jason.

Q: What do you like most about working at Fearing’s?
A: The constant change of my day to day tasks, from working with my internal teams to meeting with new and existing customers. I thrive based on progression and Madison has a lot to offer with growth in new and exciting markets. It really is an honor to meet with the decision makers, be in the trenches at ground level and witness the changing landscape of Madison and Dane county.

Photo of Jason PetersonQ: If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live?
A: This really is a tough question, because I need to travel and experience more areas of the world. I do have my favorites, but I enjoy the seasons southern Wisconsin has to offer.

Q: Odd job in the past?
A: Account Executive for inmate banking and commissary services. I went to jail every day, we will just leave it at that.

Q: Favorite TV show growing up?
A: I was lucky enough to be born in the mid 70’s, grew up on the great TV of the 80’s, Saturday Morning Cartoons and action tv shows where always a favorite of mine.

Q: Do you have a hidden talent?
A: I wouldn’t call it a hidden talent, but I have been a guitarist/songwriter/guitar teacher going on 30 years. The key is to remember to have fun. Hidden talents would be skateboarding and surfing,  but a work in progress.

Q: What was your nickname as a kid?
A: Jake, J-dog and JP.

Q: If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
A: The ability to eat whatever I want and not gain weight.

Q: Beach, mountains or your couch?
A: Beach – Favorite spots, Sanibel Island, FL, Sayulita, Mexico, and Point Beach State Park, Two Rivers, WI.

Q: Favorite sport/team?
A: Wisconsin sports for me, Packers and Brewers. If they are not playing, then the Pirates, Bucks, Badger’s Football and Basketball.

Q: What would you want for your last meal?
A: TBD, I think this sums it up the best, “Barbecue may not be the road to world peace, but it’s a start.” “Your body is not a temple, it’s an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.” – Anthony Bourdain

Q: First and most recent concert?
A: First – Iron Maiden ( Somewhere in time tour, 1988 ) Most Recent – The Killers ( Summerfest, 2019 )

Q: Who is/was the most influential person in your life?
A: I don’t have just one, based on the point of influence we are talking about. It starts with my parents, brother, grandparents, and begins to expand based on individuals I have met along the way in my life. Life experience is a key teacher, the good, the bad and the ugly. I am blessed to still have both of my parents, brother, a partner that continues to push me to be the best version of myself daily, and a great group of friends I respect, seek guidance from and laugh with.

Q: What’s your favorite season?
A: Fall – Badger Football Saturdays, crisp cool mornings, Saturday at the 70’s with a fresh cup of black coffee and the car window down have been long-time favorites of mine.

Q: Who would play you in a movie adaptation of your life?
A: As long as Quentin Tarantino writes the screenplay for the adaptation, I have complete faith that he would choose an amazing cast.