The longest-standing team member of ORBA Cloud CFO, manager Carolyn Koonce this night owl turned morning person uses only the most understated-emojis. And has seven surprising… pets?
How long have you been working with ORBA Cloud CFO?
Carolyn Koonce (CK): Since Red Granite days in 2014, so for 7 years! (Red Granite LLC was acquired by ORBA Cloud CFO in 2016).
If you could only have three apps on your smartphone, which would you pick?
CK: Textra (for texting), My camera/photos, and Google Maps
CK: Once upon a time I could play a few instruments fairly well.
How can someone win a gold star with you?
CK: Problem solving and the willingness to try to figure things out always impresses and delights me.
Morning person or night owl?
CK: I used to be a night owl, but since having children I’ve been forced to become a morning person.
What’s your idea of a perfect day?
CK: Any time I can get out on the water with friends is a treat — add in a beer or two and it’s truly perfect.
CK: The Judge John Hodgman podcast.
Do you have any pets?
CK: I currently have 7 tadpoles.
CK: I can’t pick just one — but two of my favorites are the Talking Heads and Bill Callahan.
Least favorite household chore?
CK: Putting away laundry.
Which season is your favorite?
Last photo you took on your phone?
CK: I took a picture of my daughter’s toothless smile — her first tooth is coming in, so it won’t stay that way for long!
What’s your most-used emoji?
CK: It’s a 3-way tie between shrug, face palm and the big tooth grin. 😬
What fictional place would you most like to visit?
CK: I am a fan of Sci-Fi novels and would love to travel through space– specifically the version of space in The Expanse.
What energizes you/brings you excitement?
CK: Being with my closest friends/family
Truth: What was your go-to work from home outfit?
CK: Honestly, it was pretty much the same as it would have been if we were going into the office… if I don’t get dressed in the morning I don’t feel like my day has actually started!
Learn more about Carolyn Koonce’s professional experience in her team bio.
Interested in joining Team Awesome? Check out our Careers page for our current job openings.