Meet the Crew!

Meet the Crew!

Hey Community!

 

Ever wonder about the crew supporting the Fido Community? We thought it’d be a good idea to tell everyone a little bit about ourselves (yes – we are real people!). So, we came up with a short Q & A which should help you get to know us!

 

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Caroline.jpg - Community Manager

Name, nickname

Caroline or Caro. I know, pretty simple. 

Cat or dog person

I have 2 dogs and 1 cat. I’m more of a dog person though, but don’t tell my cat Smiley

Fun fact about yourself

I once broke a rib from laughing too hard. I don’t remember what I was laughing about but it must have been really funny!

Moment of triumph

Even though I have a fear of open water, I rafted down the Nile River and somehow made it out alive! Take THAT Nile River!

 

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 - Community Specialist

Name, nickname

My name is Stephen, but most people know me as Steve O.

Moment of triumph

I flew an airplane solo before driving a car solo (legally).

Coffee or tea

Coffee. Several.

Fun fact about yourself

I live in the city but grew up in the country where we drove tractors to school.

 

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 - Community Specialist

Name, nickname

My name is Stephane. I don't have a nickname.

Cat or dog person

I prefer dogs over cats, but I’d give up anything for a pet monkey.

Moment of triumph

Back in college I beat my badminton teacher in a one on one battle for glory. How magnificent it was.

Fun fact about yourself

My hair turns blond in the summer. Pretty weird. 

 

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Rachel.jpg

Name, nickname

My name is Rachel, aka FidoRachel and people call me Rach, not very original I know.

Favorite meal?

I have way too many, I can’t choose one.

Moment of triumph?

My first time traveling alone, I was 11 on my way to France. Of course I was meeting someone there but it's the first time I truly felt like I was doing something by myself.

Fun fact about yourself?

I can buy shoes in the kid’s section.

 

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 - Moderator

Name, nickname

My name is Amanda. My nickname is Amanda Panda, or just Panda.

Cat or dog person

Crazy cat lady over here; I have 3 cats… They’re my best friends…

Favorite meal

Anything spicy. The hotter, the better. I put Sriracha on everything.

Fun fact about yourself

I am a triplet. That’s right, I have two doppelgangers!

 

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Name, nickname

My name is Faiza, aka FidoFaiza

Cat or dog person

Is there such thing as a fish person?

Ultimate vacation destination

Maldives, Bora Bora, Thailand, Santorini & the list goes on…

Coffee or tea

Neither! Virgin cocktails for me please.

 

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Kenny.jpg - Moderator

Name, nickname

Kenny, also known as FidoKenny. My friends call me KennyBwoi. Never really understood why.

Coffee or tea

Don’t like tea. But a cup of coffee every morning is required for me to have a great day.

Favorite meal

General Tao and fried rice.

Moment of triumph

Jumped off a plane once. Always told myself that I would do Skydiving one day and I did it.

 

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 - Moderator

Name, nickname

Pierre/ Crown / Purps / FidoPierre

Coffee or tea?

Coffee wakes me up and tea makes me sleepy. So coffee please 

Moment of triumph

One of the music events I organized when I used to do artist management.

Favorite meal

Pizza

 

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Claudia.jpg - Moderator

Name, nickname

My name is Claudia. My nickname is Dia but my mom always calls me Clau.

Fun fact about yourself

I'm really artsy! I can draw and I'm pretty good in photography. Also, nothing brings out my competitive side as much as Pictionary.

Cat or dog person

I'm a dog person even though I was once bitten by a dog!

Ultimate vacation destination

Croatia, Greece, Italy, Egypt, Israel, Dubai, Peru, Bora Bora… the list can go on.

 

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Ranya.jpg - Moderator

Name, nickname

My name is Ranya, aka FidoRanya. My friends call me RayRay!

Fun fact about yourself

I always sneeze. I’m allergic to everything from cats to dust to pollen… Not so fun now that I think about it…

Ultimate vacation destination

I'd love to go to Greece soon and the Amalfi Coast!

Anything else?

I‘m super fascinated by high profile criminal cases, trials, prisons and all that gloomy stuff. I could read about it all day!

 

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 - Moderator

Name, nickname

Charles, commonly known as FidoCharles

Moment of triumph

When I first started walking, I remember it like it was yesterday.

Fun fact about yourself

I’m probably my biggest fan when it comes to my jokes.

Coffee or tea

Pumpkin spice latte?

 

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 - Moderator

Name, nickname

Nick, or FidoNick. My friends call me all sort of nicknames, but we won’t get into those. Smiley

Fun fact about yourself

I like to think I’m a pretty good cook (emphasis on I like to think), baking on the other hand not so much!

Ultimate vacation destination

I love travelling and I try to go to Greece almost every summer! If there’s a beach and sunshine, I’m happy!

Favorite meal

Way too many to name! My weakness is definitely pasta!

 

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 - Moderator

Name, nickname

My name is Saira also FidoSaira here, but my family calls me Tara.

Favorite meal

Anything that's delicious and spicy and looks good and has chicken in it.

Moment of triumph

A ride in a hot air balloon in Turkey, probably the best experience in my life so far.

Fun fact about yourself

I am prone to accidents. I've broken my right arm twice... wasn't so fun then.

 

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Saad.jpg - Moderator

Name, nickname

Saad, aka FidoSaad.

Favorite meal

Umm… Is meat a meal?

Fun fact about yourself

I had an afro back in high school.

Ultimate vacation destination

Australia was the best destination so far as a tourist, and Europe as a soccer fan. Two unforgettable destinations.

 

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 - Moderator

Name, nickname

My name’s Julien! I don’t really like nicknames, so I say I don’t have any, but some people call me Jules.

Cat or dog person

I made an Instagram account for my cat, so I think this answers the question.

Favorite meal

It’s hard to choose, but I’d go with Beijing duck, poutine or pasta.

Fun fact about yourself

I’ve never seen Titanic! For some reason people never believe me then I tell them that.

 

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 - Moderator

Name, nickname

Philippe, but most people call me Phil.

Favorite meal

Chicken à la King with potatoes, but I have lots of favorites.

Fun fact about yourself

My pinky finger on my right hand is rippled because of a hockey injury.

Ultimate vacation destination

Scotland

 

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Francois.jpg - Moderator

Name, nickname

François, aka FidoFrancois or Franky

Moment of triumph

Building a 3D printer from scratch in my parents' basement. That was pretty epic.

Fun fact about yourself

I wear the same shirt 5 times a week (I've got 7 on rotation). I must say it’s a nice shirt, haha.

Ultimate vacation destination

The Moon or Mars... but until I can go, my grandparents’ cabin.

 

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 - Moderator

Name, nickname

Allan, FidoAllan.

Favorite meal

Sushi and most Asian meals. I also love to go out for breakfast.

Fun fact about yourself

I cut my own hair. I never went to see a hairdresser.

Ultimate vacation destination

New-Zealand to see Middle-Earth from the Lord of the Rings movies. I would also love to go back to Amsterdam one day.

 

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Vanessa.jpg

My name is Vanessa aka Belinda, FidoVanessa

Coffee or tea

I don’t think anyone should have to choose between coffee or tea, but I can’t start my day without a coffee.

Favorite meal

My father’s spaghetti sauce. A classic!

Moment of triumph

When I traveled to Taiwan and took the plane for the first time all by myself when I was 19.

 

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Anthony.jpg - Moderator

My name is Anthony aka FidoAnthony but my friends call my Tony.

Coffee or tea

Coffee but I have my tea moments. (Green tea)

Fun fact about yourself

I always sneeze. I believe I have one of the loudest sneezes around!

Ultimate vacation destination

Greece, Maldives, Bora Bora, Thailand and more, way more!

 

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Daniela.jpg - Moderator

My name is Daniela, known as Dani by friends and family Smiley

Coffee or tea

I don’t like warm drinks, so I love both coffee and tea, but they need to be iced Wink

Favorite meal

Anything that swims. I grew up near the beach, so it reminds me of home!

Fun fact about yourself

I only like strawberry ice cream. It started with my obsession with the color pink, then it just became my favorite flavour ever!

 

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Rutherford.jpg - Moderator

Rutherford, Ruth

Cat or dog person

Definitely more of cat person. I have one and her name is Rico Nina Suave but she goes simply by Nina.

Moment of triumph

When I climbed all the steps to get to the Big Buddha statue in Hong Kong.

Fun fact about yourself

I am a devout fan of the Manchester City Football Club.

 

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AnthonyZ.jpg - Moderator

Anthony. The real ones call me Tony

 Cat or dog person

Dog person.

Coffee or tea

Coffee without hesitation.

Favorite meal

Spicy burritos and keep 'em coming! 

 

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Divine.jpg - Moderator

Divine. People usually call me Dee or Div.

Favorite meal

I live for Seafood. Shrimps, Lobster and Salmon mainly.

If I really like a song, I have to learn all the lyrics.

Ultimate vacation destination

Aruba, Tanzania, Turks and Caicos, Portugal, Singapore, and probably 50 more countries. I want to go everywhere.