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Get to Know Us: Cody "the Roadie" Donaldson, Merchandising Assistant

This Week's Employee Spotlight

Cody.jpgThis week's YEA! Employee of the Week is Cody Donaldson, known more commonly as Cody the Roadie from his role as prop manager for The 2012 Cadets last summer. Cody comes to us from his family's farm in Tennessee, and to say the least, he didn't love this morning's 16-degree walk to work. Cody is a hard worker and primarily spends his days fulfilling merchandise orders as well as packing, loading and unloading for all YEA! events.

What did you do in drum corps?
I marched baritone with Music City out of Nashville, TN.

What did you do in marching band?
I marched with Obion County Central HS.

Who's your favorite music person, living or dead, real or fictional?
Well I am a huge fan of The Beatles. John Lennon is like my idol! I would love to be able to meet him.

What's the best meal you've eaten and where?
That’s a good one! I do love steaks. I would have to say the best meal I have had would have to be whatever my friend’s dad cooks back home in Tennessee.

In one sentence, what do you actually do all day in your job?
I am Cody the Roadie – duh, I DO EVERYTHING!!


What was your first job?
Working in my family’s computer store

What's the last thing you saw in the movies?
Les Mis

Do you give money to panhandlers?
If I have it, yes.

What’s your drink at Starbucks?

What's your drink at the local bar?
Jack and Coke =)

How often do you prepare your own meals?
As often as I can

What's your favorite cereal?

What's hanging above your sofa?
A shrine to George Hopkins. Haha, just kidding.

How much is too much to spend on a haircut?

When's bedtime?
11 p.m. on weekdays. Now, the weekend’s a different story.

Have you been to NYC? Which do you prefer, the old Times Square or the new Times Square?
Since I have moved to Allentown, I have been to New York a lot. I love it!

How about Broadway? What have you loved?
Haven’t been to Broadway yet

What do you think of American Idol?
Don’t watch it

Do you prefer Fiction or nonfiction? What was the last book you read?
The last book I read was The Naked Warriors.

Who is your mortal enemy?
Rather not say ;)

When was the last vacation you took? Where did you go?
My last TRUE vacation would have been in 2005 to the Florida Keys.

Do you FB? What do you like about it?
I am on Facebook all the time!

Do you Twitter?
Sure do!

Where do you go to be alone?
A Lincoln Park concert

And finally, if you could meet one person, dead or living, who would it be?
Again, would have to been John Lennon. Or Katt Williams!


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