david Oakes

What’s the best piece of advice you've ever gotten? It’s not what they call you, it’s what you answer to.

What inspires you? My two sons

A mixture of the favorites:

  • Favorite Band: Everything from Tom Petty to Beth Hart
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Charleston, SC
  • Favorite Movie: Raiders of the Lost Ark or Star Wars (Harrison Ford envy? I don’t know…)
  • Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Ben & Jerry’s Cherry Garcia
  • Favorite Book: Anything by Clive Cussler
  • Favorite Pie: Most definitely Coconut Cream

Who’s your role model for going "above and beyond expectations"? My wife, Rhonda

What’s your favorite "guilty pleasure"? A good DARK chocolate, not that milk chocolate crap

What’s the most fun thing about working at MP? EVERYONE is crazy so I don’t stick out so much.

Name one thing about yourself that would surprise people? As of 2012, I have been alive for 19% of this country’s history.