Meet Lance

Posted on 4/12/2010 by The Bridge

On Tuesday, April 20th from 6-8pm The Bridge will be hosting a Happy Hour at Red Sky. Click here for all of the juicy details. We invite everyone (even you reading this) to talk with our staff and learn more about our programs and services as well as volunteer opportunities. This is also a great opportunity to meet the new members on our Board of Directors, Laurie Melton and Lance Braunstein. Leading up to our Happy Hour on April 20th, we will be posting Q & A interviews to give you head start of getting to know our new board members.

Meet Lance

How and why did you get involved with The Bridge? I live in the community and was interested in giving something back. When I stumbled upon The Bridge, I was immediately impressed with how impactful they were to the populations that are the most vulnerable in our neighborhood. The more involved I become, the more impressed I am with the team and the great work they do.

What was your first job?
I worked for Hughes at NASA and then NOAA after grad school.

Who is the person you look up to/admire the most?
I've always admired George Orwell's wit, resolve and willingness to act for the causes he believed in.

What is one thing you can’t live without?
My Blackberry.

What is your favorite pizza place in New York?
Sal and Carmine's Pizza on 102nd and Broadway.

What was your favorite television show growing up?
Anything on Saturday morning. Shazam, Dr Shrinker, Land of the Lost, Wonder Woman, 6 Million Dollar Man, etc.

Where is your most favorite place on earth
? Seattle or Torrey, UT.

What was the last book you read?
Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolano.

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