People@Work — Joshua Cody Threatt
NAME: Joshua Cody Threatt
FAMILY: Married to Lauren Johnson Threatt
POSITION: Executive director at Sanford Health and Rehabilitation
HOMETOWN: Monroe, N.C.
What are five most frequently-played songs on your iPod playlist? "Simple Man," Lynyrd Skynyrd; "Give It All We Got," George Strait; "Dirt Road, Night Train," Jason Aldean; "Sweet Child O' Mine," Guns N' Roses
What is your favorite movie? "The Blind Side"
What is your favorite book? "The Oz Principle"
Is there a hobby you can't live without? Off-roading
Is there an item or collectible you hold dear? Grandfather's antique pistol
Where would someone be most likely to find you on a Saturday night? On the couch
What was your dream job when you were a child? Professional football player
What are some of your favorite things? My family
What would be your last meal? Fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and hot pound cake with vanilla ice cream
Who would be your ideal dinner guests?(Name three, living or dead) Abraham Lincoln, John Wayne, grandfather
What is something interesting most people don't know about you? I had perfect attendance from kindergarten to 12th grade.
Ideal vacation spot: Holden Beach
Favorite professional sports team: Green Bay Packers
If you were given $5,000 to donate to a nonprofit organization, which would you pick? St. Jude's Children Hospital
What's the worst injury you've ever had? Broken/ dislocated wrist
Ever had a brush with celebrity? Met Jase from Duck Dynasty in the Georgia airport
What would you like to know about the future? Nothing
What's your favorite website? Youtube
Would you go bungee jumping or skydiving? Skydiving
Do you have a tattoo? No
Any fears or phobias? No
Ever been outside the United States? Yes, Honduras (mission trip), Belize (honeymoon), Bahamas (vacation), Canada (vacation)
Favorite kind of cookie? Chocolate chip
Favorite season? Fall
What's the hardest thing you've ever had to tell someone? That they were terminated
Would you consider plastic surgery if someone else paid for it? No way
What's the most embarrassing experience you've ever had at work? Called the ex-CEO by the wrong name for an entire meeting
Which actor would portray you in a movie about your life? Kevin James
Biggest pet peeve? Be on time.
What's your usual wake-up time in the morning? 5:30 a.m.
What talent do you wish you had? Singing
Ever seen a ghost? No
What superhero power would you most like to have? Super strength
What was your favorite TV show when you were growing up? "Young Riders"
Favorite band or musical artist? George Strait
To keep the stars on the flag nice and even, which state should be traded for Puerto Rico? I would not trade.
What's your cell phone ringtone? The standard one — I am not technologically sound enough to make that change.
Favorite dessert? Chocolate delight — Grandma's recipe
Who's your best friend and why? My wife — I can tell her anything, and she is always there to support me.
You are walking down the street on your way to work. There is a dog drowning in the canal on the side of the street. Your boss has told you if you are late one more time, you get fired. What do you do? Save the dog
If you could go back in time and change one historic event, what would it be? Invention of cell phones
What's your favorite condiment? Duke's Mayonnaise
Do you have bumper stickers of any kind on your car? Yes, fishing logo, and Browning Buck symbol
If you could never hear the music of one musical artist ever again, which would it be? Don't know, that's why I purchase XM radio — I only listen to the genre I like.
If you could create one rule that all society had to live by, what would it be? Be trustworthy.
How do you define success? Looking back on life and being proud of the path you have taken to achieve where you are at.
Ever wondered why Kamikaze pilots wore helmets? They wanted to go out in style?
Hamburger or pizza? Homemade cheeseburger [with] lettuce, tomato, mayo, salt and pepper.
Describe your life philosophy in six words or less: Follow God's word.