Our next employee focus is on Gwen Gottfried. Gwen is our Town Planner and Economic Development Advisor.
Employee: Gwen Gottfried
When citizens see you around town, what are you most likely to be doing? Meeting with members of the business community or doing a zoning inspection.
Favorite part of your job? My co-workers 🙂 and helping businesses in town.
Least favorite part of your job? Writing textual amendments to the Town Code.
Favorite food? Summer peaches & blueberries.
Favorite movie? Sound of Music
Favorite website? allrecipes.com
Favorite sports team? Whatever team my kids or nieces and nephews are on. I’m not a big fan of sports otherwise.
What do you like to do when you’re not working? Cooking or baking, spending time with family, reading, and walking in the parks.
If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would it be? So many places…I love to travel! Australia would be fun!
If you could meet anyone from history, who would it be? Hmmm…that’s a hard one. Maybe George Müller. He established orphanages that helped over 10,000 children during his lifetime. I admire his unwavering faith in God.
What is something nobody knows about you? I’ve ridden an ostrich on numerous occasions! 🙂 It’s much harder than riding a horse!
If we could attract any business we wanted to Bridgewater, what would it be? Chick-fil-A! I’ll keep trying!