10 Things You Never Knew About Adam Timperley

Meet Adam Timperley, the GoJet Airlines Crew Scheduling Manager. Adam took some time out of his day to tell us a few things about himself.

Q:  What was your first aviation job?

A:  My first aviation job was as a Crew Scheduler for Compass Airlines.

Q:  What are three interesting facts about you?

  1. I was the first Minnesota National Guard soldier injured since WWII.
  2. I had a brief (24 hour) NHL career when I was a finalist in the Minnesota Wild’s search for an emergency backup goaltender.
  3. My mother and my sister wrote a children’s book about my deployment to Iraq and my separation from my daughter.

Q:  Where is your favorite place to travel?

A:  Anywhere with my daughter. She is my travel companion and best friend!

Q:  If you could eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

A:  Eggrolls.

Q:  What is your favorite sports team?

A:  The LA Kings (hockey).

Q:  Do you have any hidden talents? If so, what?

A:  I am a passable country music singer, although being a heavy metal fan I don’t get around to actually using it much.

Q:  Who is your favorite author?

A:  The list of authors that have impacted or influenced my life is too long to narrow down, but based on volume and applicability of work I would have to say Leo Tolstoy.

Q:  What is your favorite joke?

A:  How do you catch a unique elephant? Unique up on him.

Q:  What is your favorite movie?

A:  Tropic Thunder

Q:  What do you like best about your job?

A:  My GoJet family. At the end of the day, we can all work anywhere. You have to love the people you work with for it to be truly rewarding, and I cannot think of anywhere I would rather be than here with GoJet.

Thanks, Adam!  Who would you like to hear from next?  Email your suggestions to lori.asbury@transstates.net.

10 Things You Never Knew About Terry Basham

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Meet Terry Basham, the GoJet Airlines COO.  If you’ve never met Terry, he’s one of the nicest and most approachable people in the business.  Terry took a few minutes out of his day to tell us a few little known facts about himself.

Q: What was your first aviation job?

A: My first aviation job was working for Crown Airlines. I worked the ticket counter, ramp, and fueled the aircraft.

Q: Where are your favorite places to travel?

A: My two favorite places to travel are Las Vegas and Hawaii.

Q: What are your hobbies?

A: My hobbies include playing poker, water skiing, and snow skiing.

Q: What is your favorite movie?

A: My favorite movie is Star Wars.

Q: If you could eat one type of food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

A: Mexican food.

Q: Who is your favorite author?

A: Tom Clancy.

Q: What are three interesting facts about you?

A: 1.  I am originally from New Mexico.
2.  I can play the trumpet.
3.  I like to play practical jokes on people.

Q: What must haves would you take with you to a deserted island?

A: Cell phone and a deck cards.

Q: Tell us about your pets.

A: I have two Bichon Frise dogs named Cooper and Carson.

Q: Ice cream or frozen custard?

A: Frozen custard.

Thanks, Terry!  Who would you like to hear from next?  Email your suggestions to lori.asbury@transstates.net.