We had the good fortune of connecting with Casey and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Casey, is there something that you feel is most responsible for your success?
I think that being authentic and perseverance are the things that have played the biggest role in my success. Nothing good happens over night and you have to continue to grind and bring your best self to the table everyday and get where you want to be.
Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I work in the running industry for Brooks Running. We are a shoe and apparel company. Our motto is that “We believe a run can change a day, a life, the world”. Everyone is the company works so hard not only to create the best running gear, but to find ways to do it that are environmentally friendly.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
I love when people come to visit so that I have an excuse to eat and travel around the city. Some of my favorite places are Morning Glory for breakfast, Sunset Cliffs for the sunset, Belmont Park for some games and then drinks with an ocean view, PB for beers at Barrel Republic and Mexican food at California Taco Club, and dinner at Juniper and Ivy.
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
So many people deserve credit and recognition in my story! I wouldn’t be where I am today without a huge community behind me. I’ve gotta thank my parents first, they rock. Denise Woodside who instilled a love of running in me. Angela, my first boss who taught me how to hustle. Dreama Moon taught me how to get out of my comfort zone. Christine and Amy for taking a chance on me and ALL my friends for constantly being my support system and celebrating the wins with me and holding my head up during the loses. I could go on forever lol.