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BALLANTYNE | faces THERESA FOUST Birthplace: Wilmington, Ohio. Job: Assistant Vice President & Head of Community Relations, MetLife. What do you like most about your job? The diversity of activities we get involved in and the opportunity to interact with so many people at MetLife and in the community. What's your guilty pleasure? "Game of Thrones." Can't wait to fnd out what happens to Jon Snow! Do you live in Ballantyne? Close. Between Ballantyne and SouthPark. What is your favorite Ballantyne-area restaurant? I frequent Which Wich the most since it is across the street from our building. I also enjoy Basil Thai and Jade. What is your favorite outdoor activity? I enjoy water skiing, paddleboarding, kayaking, swimming or just hanging out on the water. Describe your dream vacation. Tahiti with the magnifcent ocean, vast blue sky, warm sun with a sea breeze, family and friends laughing and enjoying wonderful food, great music and a cool adult beverage in hand. What would your theme song be for walking into a room? "Happy" by Pharrell Williams. What is your favorite news source? The Internet is most often my frst search tool. If it works in my morning schedule, I enjoy "Your World in 90 Seconds" on the CBS Morning News. I'm also a sports fan, so ESPN is on in my home at some point during the day. I would be rather caught dead than wear _____. Spandex in the offce. What charitable organizations are you involved with? During the past year, we were involved with the Isabella Santos Foundation on several events. What a great organization and wonderful cause. We also partner with several military nonprofts and the YMCA. What is your biggest pet peeve? Dishonesty. What is a hidden gem in Ballantyne? On the Green Deli. 32 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE SPRING 2016