Meet Hallie

March 24, 2017

In honor of her birthday today (Happy Birthday Hallie!), our Head of Operations, Hallie Hinkhouse, is our StickOutSpotlight employee for March. We’ve asked her to answer some pretty deep questions so you can all get to know and appreciate her like we do!


Q:  What is your position at BuildThis?

A:  Head of Operations

Q:  When did you start at BuildThis?

A:  December 2013

Q:  Hometown?

A:  Elmhurst, IL
Q:  Where did you go to college?

A:  Kalamazoo College
Q:  When did you graduate? 

A:  2011
Q:  What did you study in college?

A:  English – Creative Writing/Poetry, Minors in Psychology & Classical Studies

Q:  What’s your patronus?

A: Hyena

Q:  What’s your favorite beverage?


Q:  What do you like most about what you do at BuildThis?

A: I love being able to solve intriguing problems & constantly learn new things on a daily basis. Working with the this team makes my job super easy.

Q:  Favorites: Color, sports team, artist, designer, food, etc…

A:  Favorites: I’m a huge Golden State Warriors fan. Kathleen & Collin saw me cry at a bar when we won in 2015. My favorite poet (yeah, deep cut) is D.A. Powell, and my favorite tattoo artist is Winston the Whale.

Q:  What’s the best concert you’ve ever been to? 

A: This question is impossible. Who wrote these?? My favorite concerts:

  1. Chvrches @ Metro, Chicago 2016
  2. Get Up Kids @ Riot Fest, Chicago 2015
  3. Haim @ Outside Lands, San Francisco 2014
  4. Rebirth Brass Band @ Maple Leaf, New Orleans 2010
  5. Death Cab for Cutie @ Riviera, Chicago 2005

Q:  Summer, Winter, Fall, or Spring?

A: Fall all day

Q:  Which 3 characters best describe you?

A: Seth Cohen, Hermione Granger, Otto Rocket

Q:  What show are you currently binging?

A: Planet Earth II

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