PEOPLE AT WORK - David A. Good

David A. Good, 34, Norwalk. Immediate family: Wife, Jennifer Good; five kids, Alex 11, Amber 9, Taylor 7, Devin 5, Allie 4.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 24, 2010


David A. Good, 34, Norwalk.

Immediate family: Wife, Jennifer Good; five kids, Alex 11, Amber 9, Taylor 7, Devin 5, Allie 4.

Education: 1991 graduate of Western Reserve High School.

Occupation: Manager of Burger King. I worked in high school and came back in 2001 as a manager. I assist store manager in total store operations, customer satisfaction, hot and fresh product, safety and security.

What was your first job?: As a 15-year-old, I worked at Fisher Transmission for $3 an hour and also helped on the farm as a kid.

Dumbest customer request or question? Do you guys sell burgers?

Most embarrassing moment at work? When I punched the bun toaster because we were getting killed and I only had one employee.

What is your dream job? Owning my own little restaurant and I would be closed on Sundays.

The most challenging part of my job is: Stress, trying to do too much.

Most rewarding?: The customers who come in every day and talk to me.

Biggest pet peeve? Cell phones in the drive-thru.

Most embarrassing part of your CD collection: I only have one CD (Elvis).

Favorite childhood memory: On Saturday nights while Mom and Dad went bowling, my three brothers and I would pull mattresses off of the beds and would pretend we were big time wrestlers.

Best thing about living in Norwalk? I love the space of living in the country, and I am near my family.

Biggest complaint? Well water.

What do you like to do when not working? Anything with my kids we play cards and video games.

What's been the best car you've ever owned? 1969 Camaro and my 2000 Camaro 228 LTI.

How do you get off the phone with a telemarketer? I hand the phone to my 5-year-old.

What do you do for exercise? After helping five kids with homework at night, then making supper, not much.

What's your favorite recreational activity? Camping with my family, with five kids I can afford it!

How do you relieve stress? I used to smoke, until the new laws!

Name your favorite place to eat: Well, Burger King of course.

What's your favorite song and why?: "Take This Job and Shove It," when I'm short-handed at work and we are really busy.

In high school, everyone thought I: Was a nice guy.

The best advice I ever got was: The grass isn't always greener on the other side.

People would be surprised to know that I: Cook dinner for my five kids and baby-sit three more children because my wife works nights.

Everyone should read: The poem "The Man in the Mirror."