Kaitlyn is our Assistant Marketing Director, Community Outreach Coordinator, and unofficial webmaster.
If you had to pick one virtue to represent you — or that you identify with most — what would it be and why?
I would choose love, because I think it’s one of the most important things in life (if not the most important). I see love being the kind of glue that binds communities, families, couples, and friends together, and I think it’s one of the most beautiful things humans can experience. I don’t think I embody it necessarily, but my favorite parts of myself come from love.
Describe your most embarrassing past work experience.
Once, when I was working as a substitute teacher, I farted right in front of a class of fourth graders. It wasn’t quiet either. I was so embarrassed (I’m even embarrassed thinking about it now), but at least they thought it was funny.
What do you like best about working with Argive Roofing?
I love the focus on integrity, honesty, and quality service. I think it’s something that’s both unique and common-sense, and I think it restores some dignity to the industry.
Describe your ideal Saturday (besides working with Argive, obviously).
The perfect Saturday has to be cloudy and cool, suggesting a late afternoon or early evening thunderstorm. Not exactly conducive to roof inspections, but perfect weather for curling up with a good book (magical realist postcolonial fiction, anyone?) and a big cup of Earl Grey or chamomile.
You’re having a dinner party with five people from history. Who do you invite?
Number one on my list is my favorite author, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, author of One Hundred Years of Solitude. Angela Carter (The Passion of New Eve, Nights at the Circus, The Sadeian Woman) would be an interesting conversationalist, if a little contradictory. Then maybe Oscar Wilde and Marie Antoinette. Plus cartoonist and history buff Kate Beaton to translate.
Describe your ideal roof to be on.
A roof made of pie.
What superpower would you choose to make yourself the Supreme Roofer?
I’d like to just borrow Spiderman’s superpowers — sticky hands/feet for climbing, super strength, agility, and web-slinging to grab materials from the ground and pull them up.
If you had to live in another time period other than your own, which would you choose and why?
The 1940s. I love the styles, music, and strong sense of self present in that time period. It was far from perfect, but at least they had indoor plumbing.
Your marketing director invites you to play an Argive Roofing Dungeons & Dragons session. How do you respond?
I roll initiative.
A mad scientist captures you and injects you with a serum that transforms you into an animal. What animal do you turn into and how do you react?
Either an owl or a pug. If an owl, I immediately turn my head all the way around and become one with the night. If a pug, I snort and am generally precious.
Miley Cyrus contacts you and requests a roofing inspection. How do you respond?
I come in like a wrecking ball…and help her determine the damage on her roof. Because I’m professional, and her life choices are really none of my business. Her roof, on the other hand…
The entire Argive Roofing team is placed in the Hunger Games. Who survives and why?
My bet would be on Brady, because he’s a black belt and is capable with most weapons. But only if he could get through Dustin, whose brawn and bromance would definitely be obstacles.
Contact Kaitlyn at firstname.lastname@example.org.