Meet the (Soda) Jerks

Look at those jerks! Believe it or not, these three are the faces, brains, and brawn behind Pure Sodaworks. It has been through our collective hard work and perseverance (along with the love and support of our fans) that we have gotten to where we are today.


Tiffany

I was named after: A soap opera character.

Favorite celebrity as a child: Pee-Wee Herman.

Pets, if any: Two dogs - Ripley the dachshund and Dexter the Welsh corgi.

Favorite word: Chupacabra. (Look it up.)

One word I would use to describe me: Blessed.

Favorite meal: Our annual Rogers' Christmas lobster dinner, cooked by my husband.

First thing I learned to cook: Microwaveable brownies. (I trashed my grandmother's kitchen and burned the brownies.)

First paying job: Re-alphabetizing all the medical records at a local hospital. (It took me an entire summer.)

Where I want to retire: To a sweet little seaside cabana, where flip-flops are a year-round wardrobe staple.

If I'm not slingin' sodas, I'm likely: Pouring candles or pickin' bluegrass.

What drives me every day: My love of what I do, and my insatiable need to create.


Matt

I was named after: The apostle.

Favorite celebrity as a child: Lou Ferrigno.

Pets, if any: Two furry beasts.

Favorite word: Ambivalent.

One word I would use to describe me: Ambivalent.

Favorite meal: Shrimp and grits.

First thing I learned to cook: Cheese omelet.

First paying job: My sister's ice cream shoppe.

Where I want to retire: Someplace warm and tropical.

If I'm not slingin' sodas, I'm likely: Making soap or building websites (or, really, playing video games).

What drives me every day: My will to do the best I can at what I do.


Shawn

I was named after: Not sure, I'm thinking someone that was awesome and named Shawn.

Favorite celebrity as a child: Bob Barker.

Pets, if any: A Scottie and a blind Schnauzer.

Favorite word: I like to choose different ones to use each week.

One word I would use to describe me: Memorable. HA!

Favorite meal: Black bean tortilla casserole.

First thing I learned to cook: Bread when I was 5.

First paying job: Red Lobster as a dishwasher. I didn't last long.

Where I want to retire: The Mountains.

If I'm not slingin' sodas, I'm likely: Skateboarding, bouldering, sometimes kayaking, and a lot of sleeping.

What drives me every day: I just wanna to live a balanced life and that drives me to do my best.