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What are your hobbies?
Well, I have three kids now, ages 8, 6, and 3. Before I was a dad, my hobbies were sports and working out. I try to fit that in, but when I’m not working I try to spend as much time as I can with my children. They’ve become a hobby and an enjoyable hobby.
What do you like to read?
I read a ton. I’m an avid reader. I read almost anything—articles, books, newspapers. I read The New York Times and recently read a book called Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth and The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt.
If you could have a beer with someone, who would it be?
I don’t drink beer so it’s probably going to be wine or Tequila. I have an uncle of mine who passed away, named David Pardo, my dad’s brother. He was born with polio and was in a wheelchair. He was a mentor of mine as well as a go-to.
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
I think the people who I work with would be surprised that I’m able to turn the switch off from time to time. When we get to work, we’re pretty plugged-in here. When I contact my team out of work, we’re always talking strategy, addressing issues. I definitely know how to turn the switch off when I’m not here and I think that would surprise my colleagues. It takes a lot of practice. I actually started to meditate and I like it. You try different things and this one’s working right now.
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