Name: Josiah Wiles
Role at Thrive: Lead Marketing Consultant
Location: Arlington, TX
Family: Me and my wife, Adrienne.
Pets: Ava (a Jack-Russell, Chihuahua mix) and Pickle (a Pomeranian, Dachsund mix)
When did you start at Thrive?
I started at Thrive in September, 2016
What are some of the things you love about being a Thriver?
I love the culture at Thrive. I came to Thrive from a very corporate industry and the difference has been amazing. Thrive has truly become my work family. I also love how much work-life balance is stressed at Thrive. I’ve never been at a company that encouraged their employees to focus on their families and personal lives so much.
If you could be great at any of the events in the winter Olympics, which would you choose?
Probably ski ballet:
What’s something you wore, did, or ate as a child that’s embarrassing now?
Honestly, there’s way too much to name! Most of the things I did were probably pretty embarrassing. I know that I was one of the last of my friends to stop wearing elastic, tight-ankled sweatpants, but it seems like those have made a comeback lately, so maybe I was just a trend-setter.
What’s the absolute best ice cream flavor?
Blue Bell Milk Chocolate. Nothing else comes close.
If you didn’t have to work, how would you fill your days?
I would probably play golf everyday. It’s my main hobby outside of spending time with my wife.
What’s something you’re really terrible at doing?
I am completely lacking in any musical talent. Which really bothers me since I enjoy listening to music so much. On the sales team, pretty much everyone plays an instrument or sings so I just have to live vicariously through all of them.