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Behind the Red Doors: Carly Cox


Carly Cox

Title of Position?
Development Manager

What is your favorite Arts Council event?
International Folk Festival, have you tried the food there? Oh my gosh!

Most common question asked at work?
 I don’t really have a repetitive question!

How would you describe yourself in three words?
 Driven, Loyal, Positive.

Where are you from?
Panama City Beach, Florida!

What has been one of your most rewarding moments while on the clock with the Arts Council?
 Every day feels rewarding. I don’t think I can pick one single time.

Favorite Artists? Can be music!
Dallas Green with City and Color.

Who inspires you? And why?
Cliché, but my daughters. I just want to be the kind of person they think I am.

What are you passionate about?
Making positive changes in the world. I want to leave this world better than it was when I entered.

What is your favorite quote?
Veni, Vidi, Vici.

What topic could you give a 20-minute presentation on without any preparation?
HA! Too easy, organization.

Which historical figure would you most like to meet?
Princess Diana. Her humanitarian work was inspiring.

What’s your favorite film?
A Little Princess (1995)

Where are five places you really want to visit before you die?
Thailand, Peru, Egypt, Tahiti, Greece.

What’s your secret talent that no one knows about?
I can wiggle my ears on command!

What’s your favorite international food?
Choco Frito (only from Portugal or Spain!)

If you could pack up and move anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Switzerland. The Alps, the scenery, the people…it’s all very inviting.