"A defining item in my life is my golf disc, it's great exercise at a relatively low cost, it's a good way to meet new people, and there are disc golf courses everywhere."

Brad Spain, PE

Mechanical Engineering

(501) 400-1079

What can you not stop talking about?

Live music, small venues can be so personal and the energy of the artists and the crowd feeds the emotions. Music is something we all have in common and is such a great social lubricant for getting to know new people. 

What is your favorite quote?

“I like escalators, because an escalator can never break: it can only become stairs. There would never be an “Escalator temporarily out of order” sign, only an “Escalator temporarily stairs. Sorry for the convenience.” -Mitch Hedberg

What was the last picture you took with your phone?

A plate of beignets at Cafe Du Monde

Very few people know that I...

Like yoga

What was your first job?

I started working as a camp counselor at Camp Orr on the Buffalo River.

What was your first concert?

I saw Railroad Earth the first day I moved to Little Rock. I thought it a good omen. 

What is your weirdest quirk?

I can't stand the thought of gum. 

What is your favorite local place to take visiting friends or relatives?

Any of Little Rock's local restaurants. We have so many and they all have great food and atmosphere. 

What is the best dish you can cook?

Not really a best dish, but my favorite is pie for Thanksgiving. I love the atmosphere, smells, the family, the activity, the weather, the colors, the food, the tradition.