Meet the Team Monday: Shawn Adkins

Shawn Adkins is this week’s featured Digital Technology Partners employee! Shawn is approaching two years with DTP, and he currently oversees our Work4Eli department. Since his start in 2018, Shawn has been instrumental in Work4Eli’s initial launch and ongoing growth.

Please share some details about your role at DTP.
I am the Work4Eli Program Director. With the help of Hannah, Arianna and Mandie (THE GREATEST WORKERS EVER!!!), we break down electronic equipment we receive from DTP customers and various businesses. The proceeds goes right back into our program for special needs adults.

Where are you originally from?
Livingston, Montana

Tell us one truth and one lie.
I am 1/4 Chippewa Cree Indian and my great, great grandfather had ties with the La Cosa Nostra.

Do you speak any other languages?
Non parlo altre lingue.

What do you like on your pizza?
Meat Lovers!

What are your top 3 favorite video games?
Galaga (1981), Star Wars Arcade (1983), Tron (1982)…showing my age

What’s your go-to karaoke song?
“One for my Baby (and One More for the Road)” -Frank Sinatra

What’s something everyone should do at least once?
Investigate the paranormal

What piece of technology, old or new, is your favorite?
Atari 2600

What’s something people would be surprised to learn about you?
My second career is being an Addiction Counselor

What were the first and last concerts you attended?
First concert was Barry Manilow in 1978 (mom could not find a babysitter), and the last concert was Michael Bublé

What’s your favorite meal?
Italian (anything Italian)

What movie have you seen the most times?
Raising Arizona

Where was your last vacation?
My grandmother’s horse ranch in Montana