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Our May Star: Provisioning Agent Edison Bloem

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“I said a prayer, put my best foot forward, and proudly joined the Southwest Family in 1999.”

Edison Bloem, Provisioning Agent

  Whether you’re snacking on a bag of pretzels or sipping your favorite cocktail on a Southwest flight, you have hardworking people like Edison Bloem to thank for getting it there. As a Provisioning Agent, Edison stocks our planes with onboard offerings and galley supplies for the thousands of Customers who fly out of Orlando daily. He is proud of the service he provides and is known for keeping his Provisioning truck organized and spotless! Edison, we appreciate your dedication to your Customers and fellow Employees. There’s no question you’re a star! Life Lessons “When things get hectic, you need to develop a rhythm—a routine order for the way you do your work.” Favorite Destination “I love that Southwest now flies to Costa Rica. One of my favorite things is exploring the small towns there.” Healthy Habits “I always come to work with clothes pressed and shoes polished, habits that came with me from almost 20 years in men’s retail. It’s like ‘showtime.’”