At BIG RED DOG, we like to reflect on our team members that make our organization strong, creative, and supremely capable. Our team members put forth extraordinary efforts on behalf of our clients and they deserve to be recognized. This edition of our staff spotlight series introduces us to Chris Drake, the Lead Plumbing Designer in our Austin office. Learn more about Chris, his labordoodle Maxwell, and his favorite NFL Team (the Buffalo Bills) below!
Tell us something really interesting about you. When I was 10, I won a trip to Disney World and universal for the whole family after filling out a sweepstakes slip at the drug store!
Everyone at BIG RED DOG has a story about why they joined the team. What’s yours? After deciding to move to Austin from Atlanta, BRD kept popping up as one of the top design firms in Austin!
What drew you to the engineering field? A love of math and science in high school
What was your first job? I was a tour boat guide on Seneca Lake in New York.
Where’s your favorite place to eat in Austin? Torchy’s Tacos
What do you like to do in your free time? I enjoy watching sports, being outdoors and traveling.
What’s your favorite news source? CNN
Do you have any pets? I have a labordoodle named Maxwell
Describe your ideal vacation. I generally enjoy relaxing vacations on the beach.
What would be impossible for you to give up? My iPhone
Who is your favorite sports team? Buffalo Bills
Best vacation ever? Australia..Specifically scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef
Last book I read? No Easy day.