The ZUP Team: How We Got Here, vol. 6

Everyone at ZUP headquarters has taken their own unique path to landing on the team and we decided we want you to get to know us a little bit better. This new series will feature a fun Q&A and will highlight our passions, interests, career paths, and so much more.


  1. As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
    A junk yard owner, then an architect!
  2. What path did your career take before landing at ZUP? 
    Furniture designer
  3. Sunrise or sunset? 
  4. How would you describe your day job to a child? 
    I figure out how things should be and how to make them become what they should be.
  5. What is the best advice you have ever been given?
    It's always sunny above the clouds!
  6. Tea or coffee?
    Morning coffee, afternoon tea
  7. What is your greatest accomplishment?
    Raising loving kiddos!
  8. What is your favorite board game?
  9. Describe yourself in three words.
    Happy, stubborn, curious
  10. What is your favorite way to unwind?
    Enjoying a beer on the deck.
  11. What is one bucket list place you want to visit in your lifetime?
    Yosemite National Park
  12. What motivates you?
  13. If you could eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?
    A burger and a shake!
  14. What are the last three songs on your phone? 
    All podcasts and audiobooks here!
  15. What character trait do you admire most? 
    Unconditional love.
  16. Fill in the blank: "I am happiest when..."
    "...exploring with friends and family!"

Thanks for sharing, Jeff!