Monday Member Spotlight: Thommy Long
Meet Thommy Long, LemonGrenade Creative - Creative Director, a unique individual with an interesting set of quirks. From his unusual food aversion to his love for live music, Thommy is a fascinating person to get to know. Did you know that he shares a phobia with celebrities such as Rachael Ray, Jimmy Fallon, and even former president Barack Obama? Or that he has attended over 300 concerts? And when it comes to his favorite song, you might be surprised by his choice. Keep reading to learn more about Thommy and his intriguing personality.
I can’t eat anything that is bright white. Others with this phobia: Rachael Ray, Jimmy Fallon, and Barack Obama
I love live music - been to over 300 concerts and I have almost every stub in a photo album
I used to compete in fiery food competitions but now stick to my growing fiery peppers in my “garden of pain and suffering"
FOOD Spaghetti or Tacos - I am a simple, simple man
SNACK/CANDY Pickles and Sour Patch Kids
RESTAURANT Roosters, any place with Bar food
MOVIE Dumb and Dumber …without a doubt
TV SHOW It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Curb your Enthusiasm, Workaholics
MUSIC/BAND Anything Metal….SLAYER!
SONG Crazy for You (Madonna) Our wedding song
HOBBY Gardening, Yard Work, Playing Drums, Concerts!
SPORT/TEAM Bengals, Celtics
BOOK The Dirt
VACATION SPOT Any Beach
STORE Jungle Jim's
Choose one song to play every time you walk into a room. What song and why Nothin’ but a Good Time - Poison (My motto)
You wrote a book about your career so far. What would the title and why? Smells Like Success (Inside family joke about my farts)
If you weren’t in your current line of work, what career would you pursue
Landscaping, live musician
What’s your #1 bucket list item? Travel the world with the family
IN DA CLUB
Why did you join Rotary? I love giving back to my community and helping others
What is your favorite part of being a Rotarian?
The other members! I love being surrounded by such awesome people that share the same common goal - Service above self!