Member of the Month: Jou Spitler

Member of the Month: Jou Spitler

Name: Jou Spitler
Company: KPMG LLP
Role: Senior Audit Manager

 

      1. What brought you to Austin and how long have you been here?
        A little more than 5 years ago, my then boyfriend (now husband) received a job opportunity here in Austin. It seemed like the perfect time to move out of my home city so I moved too!
      2. How did you get connected to AYC?
        I’m involved with other organizations in Austin and there was a lot of overlap in members. AYC seemed like a great opportunity to connect further with Austin’s business community.
      3. What are you involved with in AYC AND what is your favorite part of AYC?
        I’m on the FAVE committee. My favorite part of AYC is the diversity in members and ample opportunities to meet new people.
      4. Where can we find you brunching in Austin on any given Saturday?
        Snooze
      5. If you could have any superpower, what would it be and what would you use it for?
        Teleportation, to avoid long commutes and even longer business travel
      6. If you could have any celebrity live next door to you, who would it be?
        Someone that’s famous but quietly famous
      7. If you had guests visiting Austin for the weekend, where is the first place you would take them to show them a good time?
        East side eateries and breweries
      8. If you played hooky for a day, where would we find you and what would you be doing?
        SUPing on Lady Bird Lake & Barton Springs
      9. When people ask you what you do for a living, what do you tell them?
        I’m an external auditor so I help provide assurance over company financial statements so that investors (like you!) have better insight into those companies.
      10. What technology could you not live without?
        Internet
      11. Who inspires you?
        Everyone around me
      12. What is your proudest accomplishment?
        Giving back and making a positive impact
      13. If you couldn’t live in Austin, where would you want to live?
        New Zealand
      14. I want to learn how to…?
        scuba dive
      15. Pick:
        Soup or Salad?
        Soup
        Indoors or Outdoors?
        Outdoors
        Winter or Summer?
        Summer
        Tea or Coffee?
        Coffee
        Mountains or Beach?
        Both
      16. Favorite Drink?
        French 75
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