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Jean Thompson

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Jean Thompson
Position
Owner, CEO
Alma Mater
Bates College, Lewiston Maine
Origin
New York, Connecticut
Favorite color
Pink
What goes best with chocolate
Life
Favorite pastime
Walking with my dog and a friend
Which living person do you most admire
Melinda Gates
What is your greatest extravagance
Beautiful clothes
What is your favorite trip/journey
Peru
Which words or phrases do you most overuse
It is what it is.
What or who is the greatest love of your life
Alberto
Which talent would you most like to have
Piano
What is your current state of mind
Great joy at the amazing possibilities that my future (which is now) will bring
What do you consider your greatest achievement
The role I played in raising my two amazing adult children
If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what do you think it would be
A rock star
What is your most treasured possession
My home on Whidbey Island
Where would you like to live
At least a year in the following places: NYC, Florence, Sydney, Santiago, Johannesburg
What is your dream occupation
I have it right now
What is your most marked characteristic
Unruly hair
What do you most value in your friends
Laughter and loyalty
Who is your favorite hero of fiction
Scarlet O’Hara
Who are your heroes in real life
Bill and Melinda Gates for their philanthropic drive and its impact on the world.
What is your motto
Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, wine in the other, body thoroughly worn out and screaming “woo hoo, what a ride!”
What is your idea of perfect happiness
Spending time with people I love, doing anything, anywhere
Favorite Seattle Chocolates flavor
San Juan Sea Salt second to jcoco Agave Quinoa Sesame bar