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Get to Know Marie Smith

Happy Monday! We’re excited because it’s the first Monday of the month and that means it’s time for another #MeetUsMonday! This month we’re excited for you to get to know Marie Smith:

Do you have any fun nicknames?
I am sure my kids have a few but I currently don't know what they are. 

What hobby(ies) do you enjoy? Traveling, Hiking, Boating, live music and drinking BL.

What do you do in your free time?
I don't know what that is? Submittals and catching up on emails. 

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Get to Know David Ramos

Welcome back for another Meet Us Monday! This month we’re excited for you to get to know David Ramos:

David came to CSLA from the entertainment industry. He did a bit of touring, concerts, theatre, corporate events and also worked on cruise ships for a while. 

What hobbies do you enjoy? 
Hunting, Kayaking, Fishing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and playing drums.

What do you do in your free time? 
Anything outdoors.

What is your favorite Movie? 
Nobody.

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Get to Know Rob Beaman

We have an extra special #MeetUsMonday this month — today we get to know more about our fearless leader here at CSLA Iowa, Rob Beaman:

Do you have any nicknames?

No fun current nicknames I'm aware of but I suspect there are a few out there I don't know about... 

What do you like to do in your free time?

I spend my free time traveling, looking for excuses to get outside in all weather, riding anything with two wheels and pedals as often as I can, and hopefully learning new things about myself and the people and world around me.

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Get to Know Lara Parkin

It’s our favorite day of the month — Meet Us Monday! Our CSLA team is made up of the coolest people we know, so we really enjoy sharing more about them each month. This month we are getting to know Lara Parkin:

What hobby(ies) do you enjoy? Gardening, reading, cooking, dancing, anything outdoors.

What do you do in your free time? Most of my time is spent trying to wrangle my one-year-old twins.

What is your favorite song/What would you sing at Karaoke?
Just Like Heaven- The Cure /That's the Way the World Goes Round- John Prine

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Get to Know Justin Weeces

Happy Monday Lighting World — It’s time for another Meet Us Monday! This month we’re pumped for you to get to know Justin Weeces, who has been a part of our team for over 7 years: 

Do you have any fun nick names?
Jasper or JP

What hobbies do you enjoy?
Bicycling, wine, and food

What do you do in your free time?
Relax with family and music/games

What is your favorite Movie?
Vacation (original)

What is your favorite song? // What would you sing at Karaoke?

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Get to Know Jill Anderson

It’s time for another Meet Us Monday! This month we’re excited for you to get to know Jill Anderson (who is coming up on her 6th anniversary on our team):

What hobbies do you enjoy?
Painting and Listing to True Crime Podcasts.

What you do in your free time?
I enjoy doing activities with my 3-year-old Daughter like going to the park or playing in the backyard.

What is your favorite movie?
Any Marvel movie.

What is your favorite song / What would you sing at Karaoke?

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Get to Know Jason Odefey

We think the people who make up CSLA IA are pretty great so we wanted to highlight each person so you can get to know them on a more personal level-- introducing #MeetUsMonday! The first Monday of the month we will share more about our fabulous work family with some fun facts you may not know about them.

Today, we kick this series off by introducing Jason Odefey, who has been on our team for the past 6 years: