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Brandon Kopler

April 01, 2020

Los Angelos, California

IT Specialist at Dell

“Technology is best when it brings people together.”

The Backstory

Love, cherish, and celebrate the people who make life special

Our Work Father

After 2 and a half decades with us, we want to thank you for your dedication, hard work, and committment. You've been everywhere from the R&D Department to Manufacturing to IT & Support. Work with you was fun and exciting, and we all love your hilarious family vacation stories. Hopefully now you'll have a chance to spend more time with the people you love. Stop in to say hello every now and again. 

With the help of the HR department, your family, and your work friends, we were able to put together a little keepsake. Cheers! Congrats! Well done! 

You're more value than words can describe. 

-Your family at Dell

Slideshow

Images of the most memorable moments

A flash form the past

Creative

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a young lad off to college - love you bud

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holiday party blooper!

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employee of the year - sometime around 2008

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team meetings were always a blast!

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working hard or hardly working?

Stories

The memories, milestones, and little moments in between

From Cubicles to Christmas Parties

From Cubicles to Christmas Parties

From Jack

Thank you so much for the words of wisdom and the extra snacks while you were in the accounting department. I'm sure you probably have lots of favorite departments, but I'm hoping accounting was the best. We sure had a blast with you. 

You always showed up early and stayed late (unless it was Tuesday of the month - date nights with Charlene). You worked harder than many tenured employees and were so open to suggestions and improvement. I still remember the crazy conversation we had at the Christmas Party of '01 when we discussed the similarity of accounting and friendships. What a night! 

I wish you the best and hope you enjoy retirement! If you want to tee up some time, let me know. I can give you the retirement 101 guide. 

Your first cubicle buddie, Jack 

See you around, kid

See you around, kid

From Angie

Brandon, 

Its so sad to say goodbye to, so I'll just consider this a farewell. Im sure our paths will cross again at church or at our childrens recital or senior night (can you believe Raylin and Josiah will be HS grads soon?!). 

My favorite memory with you was definitely the thanksgiving potluck, sometime around 2010. We both brought the green bean casserole and decided a faceoff for best casserole was appropriate. Even though the winner was "too close to call", Ill admit that your secret ingredient realy stole the show. Save that recipe for the next generation! 

You've always beeen a relable, trustworthy co-worker and I knew I could count on you when we worked on teams together. Im happ that you're officially taking vacation days, and wish you the best in the future! 

Ta-ta for now~ 

Life and Work Balance

Life and Work Balance

From your 4th floor friends

Teresa: Wishing you all the best in the next phase of your life! Wishing you a satisfying and lengthy retirement.

Craig: We hope you have nothing but happiness in your retirement years. I hope you do NOTHING! 

Dennis: Congratulations to the best desk buddy and bus partner ever! Thanks for the fun times! I know you’re going to miss us a lot but you deserve this retirement more than anyone I know!

Celine: The fun finally begins after retirement! Wishing you happy and healthy days in your retired years. Just because you’re retired doesn’t mean you can’t stop by the office every once and a while for a chat. Don’t be a stranger!

Patricia: Congratulations on reaching your retirement goal. ave a restful but fun and active retirement!

Tammy: Congratulations to the best department head ever! You deserve all the rest and relaxation! 

Deborah: I can’t imagine walking into the office and not seeing your face. Thank you for every single second you’ve spent with our team. It is truly appreciated! 

The Best Mentor a Young Professional Could Ask for

The Best Mentor a Young Professional Could Ask for

From your past interns

Bruce: Congrats on your next phase of life! I'll try and limit my emails about excel to once a week. s you begin a new chapter in your life, I pray that God helps you discover new opportunities and strengths. Congratulations on your retirement!! (2009 Cohort)

William: You are a rockstar and you deserve 100 cruises and vacations. Take it easy. (2010 Cohort)

Barbara: Don't spend too much time on your phone! Kills brain cells. Congrats on this new path! (2008 Cohort)

Douglas: Congrats man! Can't wait to join you on the field! Cheers! Have a restful but fun and active retirement! Best wishes to a friend, a mentor, and a leader. Congratulations on your retirement! (2010 Cohort)

Wayne: You're the best intramural teammate. Gonna miss you, man! Congratulations! May all your dreams and wishes come true! I wish you a happy retirement. (2008 Cohort)

Kathy: Rest easy, Brandon! Happy to know you'll be able to read The Time sand do sudoku as long as you'd like. Congratulations and I'm right behind you. (2011 Cohort)

Walter: Relax and enjoy life to the fullest. I wish you all the best. Congrats. (2008 Cohort)

Milestones

The little moments that matter

Started with the the Company as an MBA Intern.

Date: Aug 1, 1997

10 with Dell!

Date: Apr 1, 2007

20 years with Dell!

Date: Apr 1, 2017

RETIREMENT!

Date: Apr 1, 2020

Playlist

The songs that matter most

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