Employee Spotlight: Rich Yessian

At Blue Ion, we realize that our work is a reflection of who we are as individuals and our success is a direct result of all the different personalities, talents, Recovery Room life experiences, and weird senses of humor that each of our employees brings to the table. This diverse group of paste-eaters dedicated employees is what makes Blue Ion so freaking awesome.  To celebrate these differences, we’re going to be highlighting one employee every week so you can get to know us a little better and learn what makes us tick. This week’s Employee Spotlight is

Rich Yessian


What are your Nicknames?
Theodore; Jimmy Bloughtou (alias)

What would be the title of your autobiography?
Trick Question! … “Rich Yessian: an Autobiography”

If you could have any super power, what would it be and why?
Who wouldn’t want to fly? Or X-Ray vision, like the kind every young boy imagined it would be like. (you know what I’m sayin’)

Would you rather be a tiny elephant or a giant hamster?
Hamster… I always feel it’s better to be furry.

furry yessian


When you were 6 years old, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Plastic Surgeon. I watched “Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins” and he says something like “I could’ve been a Plastic Surgeon and been making millions” .. that was the only reason.

If you were a cupcake, what flavor would you be?
Salted Caramel. Like the candy bars I had at the office that everyone helped themselves to WITHOUT ASKING!

Which cartoon character would you most like to switch lives with?
Mighty Mouse. I pretended to be MM when I was a little kid. Cape and everything.

What celebrity do people think you look like?
I used to get Luke Wilson very often. But then he got old… and so did I. So I guess it’s no longer a compliment.



What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?
I would show off in elementary school by eating glue, until a girl I was trying to impress told on me.

What one food do you wish had zero calories?

What would you like to be famous for?
My Chili… don’t need much more notoriety than that.

What was your favorite toy as a child?
My imagination. Too cheesy??? Ok, then, Ewok Village. No doubt about it.

What’s your Smurf name?
Sadly, Vanity Smurf per my A-hole friends.



If you could witness any historical event, what would you want to see?
V-Day, or anything incredibly historical during WWII.

If you could only drink one beer for the rest of your life, what would it be? Guinness.
Especially since you can mix with other things and it’s something tasty.

If you were a Crayola crayon, what color would you be?
Burnt Sienna, or maybe “Tan Sierra! Tan Sierra!”

If you were on death row, what would your last meal be?
Shepherd’s Pie.. like my mom makes.

What is your theme song?
Party at Ground Zero

Yessian Pool


What’s one tv show/movie are you ashamed to admit you love?
I don’t watch anything if I’d be ashamed to admit it, even to myself. But back in the day, sure… Beverly Hills 90210. Everyone did it.

If your house was burning down, what’s the one thing you would save?
My Martin Brodeur Jersey.

If you were to write a self help book, what would the topic be?
Dr. Yessian or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Relax a Little.

maestro rich

Thanks to Rich for always making delicious chili and not putting any glue in it. You can follow Rich on Instagram. You can also learn more about Rich by visiting our main Blue Ion website.