Get to Know: Data Analyst Donovan DayPublished on: Monday, August 27, 2018
Start off by telling everyone about yourself:
I am an adventurous and tireless person. I have a beautiful, smart, driven and overall amazing wife who was my high school sweetheart. We now have 4 dogs, 3 Pitbulls and a Chug (Chihuahua pug). I love working with my hands and do many woodworking and home improvement tasks. I am a huge Star Wars, LOTR, Avatar, Marvel and overall nerd. I love traveling and experiencing new people, foods and activities.
What is your professional background?
I have a varied background that started in the financial world where I worked as a stock broker and supported speech analytics. Most recently I had been working for Workiva as a Data Analyst where I helped in marketing and sales efforts through insight and analytics.
What are your hobbies outside of work?
Hiking, Urban Mushing, Reading, Netflix Binges, Rock Climbing, Skateboarding, Video Games, Traveling, Woodworking.
What have you enjoyed about Visionary so far?
Friendly atmosphere and welcoming people.
Where is your favorite place to eat in Des Moines?
What is your favorite season and why?
In Iowa: Summer for the sunshine, river floats and swimming with my dogs while my wife lays out and reads. In Colorado: the Winter so I can enjoy all the mountains have to offer and the mountain lifestyle.
Best book or blog you've read lately?
Oryx and Crake (Madd Adam Trilogy) by Margarot Atwood.
What is one thing you could not live a day without?
What are your words to live by?
Don't be afraid and commit.
What are you loving at the moment?
My Scroll Saw.
Anything else we should know?
I'm open and willing to answer just about any question about myself.
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