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Q: How long at the company?

A: 8 months.

Q: Where in Charleston do you live?

A: I live 25 minutes from the office; 30 minutes on the worst traffic days. A significant improvement over my one-way 1 hour and 15 minute NYC/NJ commute.

Q: What drew you to working in Charleston?

A: Two of my favorite cities are NOLA and Boston. Charleston is like a mix of the two.

Q: Why do you think Charleston is a burgeoning tech sector?

A: In addition to an exodus from the more traditional locations, there are some great local schools that feed the area with talent.

Q: Best advice to those looking to move to Charleston for work?

A: The same advice for any location; build and use your network.

Q: What does Charleston Open Source mean to you?

A: Build and network.

Q: What's your motivation for working in Charleston?

A: It’s a great balance between cost-of-living and quality-of-life.

Q: What does Charleston tech community have to offer over other cities?

A: It’s a warm and open culture with a good number of budding startups, and you’re two degrees removed from everyone.

Q: It's the weekend - what do you do in Charleston?

A: Beaches, downtown, side projects (aka yard work).

Q: Your not-to-miss spot in Charleston?

A: If you like restaurants with great food and drinks then downtown Charleston can’t be beat.

Q: Describe living in Charleston in ONE word.

A: Breezy

Q: Favorite Charleston event?

A: Charleston Restaurant Week.

Q: What's the most exciting thing happening in Charleston?

A: It really depends on your interests. If you are into night life definitely the upper king area.  If its nature, I recommend a trip to the Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms, or the area near Francis Marion National Forest.

Q: Favorite Charleston experience?

A: Visiting the many surrounding beaches.

Q: Only in Charleston __________.

A: Would you see a blown-up duck pool toy being towed by a golf cart through snow.

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