TG Spotlight: Joshua "JD" Dodge


Job Title/Role: VP, Service Delivery

Time at TG: Just over one year

Q: Where did you grow up?

A: Born in Grantsburg, WI, went to high school in Amery, WI, and graduated from UW-Madison.

Q: What career path did you choose for yourself as a child?

A: I was raised on a peace commune admiring Ghandi, so my career path was oriented towards Governor of World Peace. Somewhere along the way the need to make money became apparent, and I was always good with technology, so here I am!

Q: What's your favorite TV show?

A: The Walking Dead. Gotta love a good zombie!

Q: Where is your favorite vacation spot?

A: Pretty much any provincial park within the province of Ontario, as far from civilization as I can get!

Q: Is there anything on your bucket list??

A: A better question would be what ISN’T on my bucket list. I want to do so many things!

Q: Share one thing you want people to remember most about you.

A: I’m a humanist and permaculturalist. If you ever want to talk about organic, sustainable agriculture and its benefits to human kind, just let me know!

Q: What do you love best about your job?

A: I love translating technical details into business value, helping clients see and track the success they derive from the services we provide them.

Q: What has been your best experience at TG so far?

A: Strolling into the office with a cooler full of farm-fresh eggs and finding many new customers for my kids’ egg sales route!

Q: What technologies have you worked with or enjoyed working with?

A: Talend (full stack), Atlassian (full stack), and all Microsoft, Apple, and Google productivity systems.