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#TeamTuesday: Meet the Staff – Joe Bruno

by Chris Porter on June 13, 2017

 

When did you start working at ProComm?

Fall of 1998.  I actually played on the ProComm softball team before I worked here.

Favorite things about your job?

ProComm is like a family, and getting to talk to talented and interesting people all over the country and beyond.

When I’m not at work, I spend my time:

Playing soccer, playing guitar & bass (and just bought a clarinet), taking photos, Zumba and yard work with the wife, going to see live music, watching documentaries and lots of soccer on TV

Favorite concert(s) you’ve attended?

The Who at Carter-Finley Stadium, Sade with Digable Planets, Mark & Maggie O’Connor, Merlefest, Pearl Jam, Zappa Plays Zappa

Favorite album?

Purple Rain soundtrack

Favorite Movies/TV?

Star Wars / The Americans / PBS / LA Confidential / Adaptation / Anonymous / English Premier League

What kinds of pets do you have?

a walker hound, beagle, miniature dachshund & tabby cat

 

 

 

 

 

What is one of your favorite vacations you’ve taken?

Isla Mujeres, Mexico for a wedding…and lots of friends were there.

If we looked in your refrigerator, what would we find?

Broccoli, spring mix, pine nuts, hot sauces, soy milk, cheese

If you woke up tomorrow as an animal, what animal would you choose to be and why?

A Cardinal because they have style, have an agreeable chirp and can glide in the wind

What event do you remember most fondly from high school?

Winning a state championship in wrestling (at 101 pounds – yowza)

What, or who, are you a “closet” fan of?

Well…I have a Katy Perry ‘unplugged’ record that I like…shhh

Over the course of your life, how many cities have you lived in and which was your favorite?  

Seven….Asheville is probably tops…Tampa Bay area a close second.

Dream career if not working at ProComm and could make a living:

Making documentaries, musician, photographer… (is crossword puzzling a career path?)

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#TeamTuesday: Meet the Staff – Bob Peck

by Chris Porter on June 6, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

When did you start working at ProComm?

November 2001, at the impressionable age of 24

When I’m not at work, I spend my time____?

Playing Candy Land with my 5 year old daughter, Ella

Favorite concert(s) you’ve attended?

The Beastie Boys (the next to last show they ever played)

Favorite album or recording artists?

Right now it’s Steep Canyon Rangers

Favorite Movies/TV?

Eastbound and Down (Kenny Powers)

What is one of your favorite vacations you’ve taken?

A whirlwind trip to Australia and New Zealand

If we looked in your refrigerator, what would we find?

At least a couple Sierra Nevada beers

Favorite Foods?

Mexican!

What was your first car?

A red ’86 Ford Mustang

If you woke up tomorrow as an animal, what animal would you choose to be and why?

I would choose a bald eagle so I could fly and because America

What event do you remember most fondly from high school?

Flannel/grunge and gangsta rap

If you could only travel to one more country, which country would you choose?

I’d travel to Bora Bora, since I wouldn’t be able to travel anywhere else

Do you have a ‘most memorable’ VO session that you worked on?

It was an ADR session with Owen Wilson and he also had to read a few lines for the new Toy Story

What, or who, are you a “closet” fan of?

Bluegrass music

Over the course of your life, how many cities have you lived in and which was your favorite?

I’ve lived in three cities and Asheville is by far the best

 

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