I Am Barnes & Thornburg - July 2019

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I AM BARNES & THORNBURG

I AM »» A former movie theater projectionist with aspirations of producing a feature-length film »» A frequent movie extra, including a zombie on The Walking Dead and a Capitol citizen in The Hunger Games »» A nerd about applied social psychology, in particular research and theories on priming and persuasion »» Extremely trypophobic »» Someone who enjoys solving riddles, puzzles and mysteries »» Fascinated by the paranormal, such as time travel and the Mandela effect. I want to believe! »» Blessed to be alive after nearly becoming a tornado victim on my 23rd birthday »» A die hard Georgia Bulldog who bleeds red and black – Go Dawgs! »» From Atlanta, southern at heart, and believes unsweet tea is prima facie unacceptable »» A believer that the ’80s were the best decade

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»» A volunteer with the Sickle Cell Disease Foundation, Make-AWish Foundation, and Camp Crescent Moon, a summer camp for children with Sickle Cell Disease »» An EDM “big boom” music junkie to ease the pain on the “parking lot” of the 405 freeway »» A bibliophile whose favorite authors are Rollo May, John Grisham and Sister Souljah – who help me escape into a different world »» A theologue who loves studying historical records and accounts of Christian theology »» A Californian by way of Chicago, who enjoys the beaches, hiking trails and canyons, and the Mojave Desert on an ATV quad »» Striving to eat a 100% plant-based diet, however more of an organic guy who loves farm-to-table dining »» An only child »» An oenophile who loves to collect grapes and red wines from different vineyards and regions »» Appreciative for my diverse, Los Angeles office colleagues from all over the world that have taught me many different cultural experiences »» An avid weekend traveler – the best part of living in California is everything in our own backyard – I can feel like I traveled to a Cannes resort on the French Riviera after a few glasses of great wine

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»» A new mom to Finley Joy, who in my (unbiased) opinion is the sweetest baby girl in the world

»» Humbled by and grateful for my wife, Courtney, who changed my life more than she’ll ever know

»» A lover of all animals and a strong animal welfare advocate

»» A first-generation college graduate from Franklin College – Go Grizzlies!

»» An avid hiker who most »» Married to the most recently visited Zion amazing husband, Bo, and Bryce Canyon who I try and keep up with National Parks every day »» A major music lover, who »» A proud member of a small, tight-knit family was stoked to recently from Indiana meet Don Felder, formerly of the Eagles, and has seen Zac Brown Band live »» On a mission to see all 50 states with my wife – next at least nine times up, West Virginia »» A cat mom to Desmond »» A very amateur CrossFit Howard and dog mom enthusiast who is trying to to Bear stay in shape »» A proud University of »» Always listening to Michigan fan (not at all audiobooks and podcasts forced by my husband, – some for education, who was named after the some for entertainment legendary football coach Bo Schembechler) »» A growing woodworker who built most of the »» A golfer, ever since my furniture in our first home husband bought me my first set of clubs for our one-year dating anniversary – over 10 years ago »» A perfectionist who is also self-aware enough to know I’ll never reach perfection

»» A lover of the culinary arts who spends the weekends replicating meals in Bon Appétit »» A proud supporter of Big Brothers Big Sisters, whose Little Brother just graduated high school

»» Far more introverted than anyone typically thinks I am »» A firm believer you can achieve anything you set your mind to through hard work, and committed to raising my daughter to believe and live this way

Amit Patel

Yuri Coleman

Monica Stover

Levi Remley

Indianapolis

Los Angeles

Grand Rapids

Indianapolis

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