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"She wasn't doing a thing that I could see, except standing there
leaning on the balcony railing, holding the universe
—J. D. Salinger, "A Girl I Knew"
In March (2015), I talked my boss into letting me work remotely, so
now I no longer have to go into work. As an avid traveller, the
awesomeness of this cannot be overstated. I am now location
independent, so I am splitting my time between Seattle and anywhere
that strikes my fancy. I am always open to good tips on where to
travel next... :)
I am pretty damn hilarious. Seriously. I cherish friendship, family
and adding value to the lives of those I touch. I have had a badass
ride so far. I have rolled with the punches and experienced enough
life to be jaded by it, but I’m not. I trust that you are not
Obviously, I'm looking for someone rad. I am attracted to women who
are intelligent, curious, worldly, self-aware and empathetic. Most
importantly, I treasure those who dream big and focus more on
life’s opportunities than its potential pitfalls. Also, being able
to laugh at yourself and life's absurdities is a big, big plus...
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
For my day job, I do investment banking. Specifically, I broker the
sale of medium-sized privately held businesses. Its a lot of
spreadsheets and virtual handholding...
I am passionate about entrepreneurial ventures. My latest project
was co-founding a startup called ChooseVets (it helps military
veterans find work). Check it out at https://choosevets.com
Gratuitous humblebrag: I'm grateful to be the first person in my
family to go to college. With financial help from the Veterans
Administration, I ended up earning a law degree, an MBA, and an
LL.M in tax law from the University of Washington. Yay for
P.S. Even though I am in investment banking, Elizabeth Warren is my
hero. Seriously, she should run for president.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Thinking quickly on my feet and knowing what to do in an emergency
(blown tire on the freeway, zombie apocalypse... etc.).
The first things people usually notice about me
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Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Typical stuff... I wish I was into conspiracy theories
(chem-trails!!!) or flaming arrow archery so I could differentiate
myself on here.
TV: Breaking Bad, House of Cards, John Oliver, Bill Maher, Game of
Thrones, BSG, Rome, and The Walking Dead.
Movies: The Big Lebowski, Office Space, Dazed and Confused,
Breakfast at Tiffany's, Casablanca, Dogma, and pretty much anything
by the Cohen Brothers.
Books: I try not to be a dumbass - therefore I read;) Republic Lost
by Lawrence Lessig, Blue Ocean Strategy, The Startup Owners Manual
by Steve Blank, and The Great Unwinding by George Packer. Some of
my all time favorite authors are Steinbeck, Fitzgerald, Aldous
Huxley, George Orwell, Robert Heinlein, Harper Lee, and Hemingway
(I love his writing).
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The perfection of this sentance...
"Sometimes I can feel my bones straining under the weight of all
the lives I'm not living."
—Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly
Weighing the pros and cons of the "chicken bus." I backpacked
around South America for five months (7,000 miles, all by bus). Its
a great way to see the beauty and reality of the place you are at,
but hard on the ass, joints and eardrums...
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I have lost weekends to Netflix binge watching... Trying to keep
this to a minimum. Just got sucked into Season 3 of House of Cards
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