Q & A with gsSCENE member Donald Hovis Jr.
Apr 7, 2010
Elvis or Beatles? Elvis
What song is on your iPod right now? Shinedown- “if you only knew”
Favorite sport/team? My favorite team is the Duke Blue Devils. My favorite sport is golf – I have always wanted to play several famous courses and those are Augusta National, Ballybunion, Pebble Beach and St. Andrews.
Where from/High School/College? I’m from Myrtle Beach, graduated from Myrtle Beach High, graduated college from Johnson & Wales University in Charleston,SC with two hotel management degrees.
Favorite Grand Strand restaurant? Rossi’s
What are your pet peeves? My pet peeves are people that are always late for work, people that smack there chewing gum, and people wearing wrinkled clothes to work.
Occupation? I’m the Yield Analyst for Oceana Resorts. I’m responsible for our room rates, packages and promotions, and forecast reporting.
Are you involved in any organizations outside of work? I’m a member of the Grand Strand Optimist Club and I’m very involved in my church, doing volunteer work, mission work, helping out with Habitat for Humanity. I also attend church services weekly.
Why did you join gsScene? I want to meet fellow professionals around my age group and to be more active in the community.