Meet the team — Dave Pierson

You might know Dave from Wodify’s Customer Success team. But when he isn’t busy answering support questions, Dave enjoys bowhunting, sampling beers on our office tap and scouring Wikipedia for obscure cat facts.

Learn more about Dave in this month’s edition of Meet the Team!

What is your role here at Wodify?

I am a customer success agent and Wodify Arena specialist.

Do you have a nickname in the team?

MDP: I go by my middle name, which gets confusing when my first name is listed on documents, so my initials encompass everything.

Tell us about your academic background.

My Bachelor’s is in Business Management. I also have a Master’s in Management.

Where are you from originally?

Landenberg, PA

When did you join the Wodify family?

Nov. 7, 2016

What expectations did you have applying for this job? Have they been fulfilled?

I managed a gym that used Wodify for three years, so I had a solid background with the program. My expectations were to transition to a company that would allow me to learn more about business and the different roles that are in play. So far, so good.

What is your favorite thing about working at Wodify?

The gym and beer taps that are always available.

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What has been the most surprising thing about working here?

I genuinely like all of my colleagues.

What’s your biggest accomplishment in life, so far?

I received a President's Award for Excellence in my graduate program, which is only given to the top three in the class.

What's your favorite thing to do outside of Wodify? Do you have any weird hobbies?

Bowhunting. I just started a few years ago and I suck at it, so naturally I obsess over it.

What are your top 3 bucket list items?

1. Earn a PhD2. Elk Hunt in Colorado2. Hike the Appalachian Trail

Any bucket list items that you knocked off your list recently?

Traveled to Europe

With unlimited money, talents, whatever — what would you like to do as a career?

I would like to be an author or a podcaster.

What are your favorite and least favorite CrossFit movements?

Favorite: SnatchLeast Favorite: Bench Press

What's your favorite cheat meal?

My favorite cheat meal is a Cubano sandwich with sweet potato fries and an IPA.

What’s your guilty pleasure song?

Redbone - Childish Gambino

TV series you are currently watching?

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Favorite place you've ever travelled, and why?

Iraq - for the learning experience

Celebrity crush? <3

Zoe Saldana

Favorite video game?

NBA 2k

Favorite movie, and why?

This is the hardest question yet. I'm going with Good Will Hunting because Robin Williams was the OG.

Is there an app you can't live without?

Since the US Administration feels that Twitter is the best form of communication, I created an account to keep up. So, I've been on Twitter heavy recently.

Thanks for reading! Stay tuned to our blog for next month’s Meet the Team!

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