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June 25, 2014

My Message to Dads: Fathers Rock! Mentors Rock!

I’m Terry Allen. By day I’m a Dallas-based FedEx Account Executive in our sales department. To my family, I’m “dad” – coach, mentor and positive role model. If you ask my son, I am the bank, the chauffeur and the nosey guy who meddles in all of his decisions.

May 22, 2013

How to Grow a Greener School!

VOTE NOW through our Pinterest board!UPDATE: 5.30.13I come from a long line of small family farmers working the soil in New Jersey.My dad’s mother grew up on a farm in western New Jersey. In the 1940’s, my grandmother and her sisters worked the farm, picking tomatoes that were sold to Campbell’s Soup Company in Camden, NJ. My dad and his sister spent their summers with their cousins on their grandmother’s farm. 

April 13, 2012

Reach Out and PLANT…Somebody’s TREE for EarthSmart

“Reach Out and PLANT…Somebody’s TREE. Make Our World a Better Place…for YOU and ME.”

November 18, 2011

Dallas Race to Prepare: checkered flag flies again on another great season

We recently wrapped up in Dallas, Texas another season of our Race to Prepare events with the American Red Cross, NASCAR, local schools and FedEx team members. In the photo associated with this post you'll see, over the shoulders of FedEx volunteers, FedEx Express Sr. Manager Kevin Sisk at the podium addressing a crowd of students. That's NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin waiting his turn at the microphone!

May 24, 2011

How Hashtags, @mentions, and FedEx Work Together: Customer Service in the Twitter-verse

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged as we’ve been busy working on ways to enhance our service to customers.  I also have been busy with my  teenager who keeps me current with a cliff notes version of all things cool in the world – from a 13 year-old’s perspective.   

March 2, 2010

Confessions of an Educated Man

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” - Frederick Douglas  I admit it - I had it pretty good. Growing up in suburban Dallas, I attended good schools with good teachers and parents who came to PTA meetings. My mom was on the school board, my history teacher drove my bus and my biggest dilemmas were in the daily cafeteria line. Rarely was there a barrier to the education I needed.