20 Questions

Annie Poe, Vice President of Implementation Systems – CareThrough

  1. What is your favorite thing about your career?
    • Constantly feeling challenged and needing to pivot the way I strategize and think. This job is definitely not boring!
  2. What was your first concert?
    • Kris Kross in the 6th grade. I even went to the after party and met Magic Johnson, the boys from Home Improvement, and Bud from Married with Children
  3. What did you want to be when you were younger?
    • A pet store owner
  4. What was your first job?
    • Selling food at the LA county fair for the summer
  5. If you had a warning label, what would yours say?
    • Sneezes loudly and laughs often
  6. If you took a child to a ‘take your children to work’ day, what would you show the child about what you do at work?
    • That multitasking is a skill and life isn’t fair (tough lesson, I know)
  7. What’s on your bucket list?
    • Writing a novel. I’ll get there someday, but I may be old and decrepit by the time I complete this bucket list item.
  8. What was the best concert you ever attended?
    • The Roots at Austin City Limits music festival, in the pouring rain. They blew me away!
  9. If you woke up tomorrow as an animal, what animal would you choose?
    • A koala so I could just lay around in a tree and eat and do absolutely nothing.
  10. What are you currently watching on Netflix or your DVR?
    • Am I the only person that doesn’t have Netflix?
  11. If you were a crayon, what color would you be?
    • Neon yellow – bright, loud, but also easily blended
  12. What is your favorite family tradition?
    • Eating Chinese Hot Pot for Thanksgiving dinner (after the turkey and trimmings). The Poe Family knows how to eat!
  13. What was your favorite TV show when growing up?
    • Saved by the Bell!
  14. Choose a movie title for the story of your life.
    • Too Fast, Too Hungry
  15. What is the nerdiest thing you do in your spare time?
    • Is that nerdy or more grandma-ish?
  16. What was your childhood nickname?
    • Power Poe because I used to kick everyone’s butt in dodgeball and handball.
  17. If you were a superhero, what powers would you have?
    • But if I had to choose an X-Men, it would be Magneto.
  18. What is your favorite vacation spot?
    • Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. I’ve been all over the world and yet I always try to find a way to get back to Banff. Everyone should go there once.
  19. What is your favorite game or sport?
    • I used be a baller and I’ll challenge anyone to hoops (even though my skills are seriously lacking now and I would probably pull a muscle or sprain an ankle within 5 minutes)
  20. Do you have a TV show guilty pleasure?
    • GAME OF THRONES. Winter is here.