MEET THE TEAM: 25 Questions with Dan Berube

DAN BERUBE, DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

Where you’re from: Dracut, MA

Favorite Spectacle memory: The company holiday parties – they’re nice moments to pause and reflect and see how much we’ve built, all outside of a work setting

First/favorite concert experience: As a fan? David Gray in 2003. But overall? Working Tom Jones in 2002… it’s the first time where I “got” what this industry was about behind the scenes and fell in love with it.

Cake or pie? Definitely pie

If given a plane ticket to leave today for anywhere in the world, you’d go to: Tokyo

Coffee or tea? Iced coffee

Tacos or spaghetti? Tacos

Star Wars or Star Trek? Star Trek

Cat or dog? Cat

Favorite movie? Apollo 13

Do you collect anything? Concert posters and ticket stubs from shows I’ve worked

A karaoke song that you could CRUSH right now without any prep: “All You Ever Do Is Let Me Down” by The Mavericks

Favorite Broadway musical: Avenue Q

A cause close to your heart: Any kind of farm-friendly/food bank organization.

Congrats! You’ve just won $25 million in the lottery. What are the first three things you spend it on?

-        Do something boring like set up an annuity

-        Lakefront property on Squam Lake in NH

-        Whatever vacation my wife wants

Three words you’d use to describe yourself:

-        Analytical

-        Optimistic

- Realist

Three words your MOM would use to describe you:

-        Analytical

-        Musical

-        Independent

You’re dropped in front of a class where you must teach something for 30 minutes – what is it? Music business marketing

Three famous people (alive or dead) that you’d invite to dinner:

-         Bill Graham – invented the concert promotion industry

-        Robert Todd Lincoln – what’s it like being Abraham Lincoln’s son?

-        Jon Paul Jones

Morning or night? Morning

Number one dating rule? Find someone you can trust

Seinfeld or The Office: Seinfeld

Pet peeve: People who have last minute requests and act like it’s your fault they’re asking so late

Instant mood improver: Whenever my son says hi to me when I walk in the door

Three desert island books:

-        One Train Later

-        Boys of Winter

-        Now I Can Die in Peace

Best Christmas present you ever got: A Wii

Name of your autobiography: One Step at a Time

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