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Meet An Accountant Who Still Uses His Knife Skills Learned as a Prep Cook

Get to know Colin Smith.

Meet An Accountant Who Still Uses His Knife Skills Learned as a Prep Cook

Name: Colin Smith         

Family: Wife, Sarah; Two sons, Owen (5-1/2) and Carter (3)

Occupation: Accountant at Ernst and Young

Hobbies/interests: Hiking, reading, running, basketball, getting outside with my kids

What did you study in school? I studied business in school

Are you utilizing this subject now? Yes

You forget your cell phone at home....are you stressed? Or relieved? Relieved.

Best book: Anything on American History

Best movie: The Jerk

Dream vacation: Traveling in Spain, my wife and I have been a few times and really enjoy the culture and activities

Favorite tradition? Spending the 4th of July on Lake Champlain 

What brings you peace? Relaxing with a good book, I can tune out the rest of the world.

What is the coolest thing you have ever done? Hiked Mount Washington at night and watched the sunrise at the top

Where is your favorite place on earth? At home with my family 

How long have you lived in Hamilton-Wenham? 2-1/2 years 

Why did you chose Hamilton-Wenham? Excellent schools, friends in the area and a strong sense of community

What is your favorite place in Hamilton-Wenham? Trails - Bradley Palmer, Essex County Trail Association

What is your favorite shop? Locksmyths, good haircuts and good conversation

What is an a fact about you that most don’t know? I'm very good with a knife, chopping vegetables that is, having worked as a prep cook while in college

Where would someone see you around town? Youth soccer or T-ball games, playgrounds, hanging out with my neighbors

Which local services and programs do you support? Community House, Friends of Patton Park and Christ Church Parish Day School.

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