PLP 08 Profile: Morgan Guthridge

Apr 23 2008 - 10:06am

Name: Morgan Guthridge
Age: 28
Born: Richmond, Va.
Current Digs: Richmond, Va.
Occupation: Government Relations
Favorite part about the job: Working on a diverse set of issues with different colations of people to effect a positive outcome for my clients and the citizens of the Commonwealth
First Job ever: Worked for a construction and landscaping company
Favorite book: Anything written by Tom Clancy, William Faulkner or Ernest Hemingway
Favorite Movie: Hoosiers and The Naked Gun
Comfort Food: Shrimp and Cheese Grits with a side of collards.
What's in your CD player right now? Don't use CD that much anymore. I have an I-Pod and Sirius Satellite Radio. I generally listen to Classic Rock/Southern Rock and Blues.
Next Journey: Going to Birmingham, Alabama for a wedding.
Favorite Virginia vacation spot: Family River House in Mathews County
First Political memory: Attending a rally for Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Marshall Coleman in 1988.
Whom do you admire and why: All the men and women serving in our Armed Forces because they protect our country and the world in general.
Best Advice you ever got: "We cannot all be scholars, but we can all be gentlemen." and "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."
If you could have dinner with any one currently living, whom would it be and why: I would love to have dinner with Chris Fowler, Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit of the ESPN College GameDay Crew because I would love to talk football with them. They appear to have a great time with eachother.
A Perfect Day: Out on the Chesapeake Bay Fishing on a clear, sunny day in the summer time. If it's raining, lying on the couch with a book or watching football.
One thing most people might be suprised to learn about you: I am a drummer. I played in bands all through High School and College.
Ambition: To continue to build a successful and respected Government Relations practice. To serve my community.

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