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Lester Arceneaux - Employee Spotlight February 2023

Lester Arceneaux - Employee Spotlight February 2023

Lester "Big Jake" Arceneaux
Furniture Prepper - Lafayette, LA Distribution Center

Lester “Big Jake” Arceneaux has been a team member at our Home Furniture Plus Bedding Distribution Center since 2009. He began his career with us as a delivery driver and is currently a furniture prepper. Prior to joining our team, Lester was a delivery driver for 11 years at Brown’s Furniture.  

What do you like best about your job? 

When asked what he likes most about his job Lester quickly replied,
The people!” He went on to say, “I love my job and I take great pride in preparing the furniture! I wouldn’t trade it for the world! I always keep in mind how our customers will be receiving their purchases. The customer comes first…always!”

Jonathan Savoy, Delivery Operations Manager, adds:

“Lester’s career with Home Furniture started out as a delivery driver. Lester, as a delivery driver, who is large in stature, made every customer feel comfortable and satisfied with the delivery process. Lester transitioned to our prep department where he and his headboard crew assemble every headboard that is delivered. Lester is very meticulous and holds himself to a very high standard to assure that our customers are receiving high-quality merchandise.

Lester is well-liked and respected throughout the Distribution Center. He is known for having everyone’s contact information written down so he can reach out to them if need be. Lester is a huge sports fan that loves the Philadelphia Eagles, he does not mind making a friendly wager on his team as well.”

When Lester is not at work: 

When asked what he likes to do when not at work Lester said,
I love spending time with my family and being at home relaxing and watching sports. I’m a Philadelphia Eagles fan for LIFE! I also enjoy listening to music and watching movies on Netflix and Hulu.”

The ONE thing most co-workers may not know is:

When asked what advice he would give to anyone wishing to join the Home Furniture team Lester replied, “Home Furniture is a very good company to work for, and if I think someone is worthy, then come aboard! I’ll bring them an application to fill out! They can even put my name at the top as their referral!”

Born and raised in Lafayette, LA, Lester currently resides in Carencro, LA with his girlfriend Terrell Augustine.