Low Profile • Brian Snead
A little about yourself?
Originally from Danville, KY. Currently live in Lexington with my dog Izzy, and a friend’s dog I'm fostering–a good ol’ boy named Rooney.
Favorite bars and restaurants in your city?
Bar Ona, KY Native Cafe, Carson’s, J2C and essentially all of the Distillery District.
If it’s cold–Dourado Antiquado. If it’s warm–probably a Brazilian Tea or Paloma.
Furthest you've been from home?
Izzy and Rooney (Honorary)
What’s your best party/entertaining tip?
Step up your ice game and be careful who you trust with the playlist.
Biggest accomplishment in life or work?
Being able to do what I love every day.
Art, astronomy, music, and exploring with the pups.
What would you choose for your last meal?
Diavola pizza, tom yum soup, king crab, hot chicken, onion rings, caprese salad (with Mom’s heirloom tomatoes) and a fat slice of cheesecake.
How did you get started in your career?
"Started" started, growing up my Dad was always including me in his projects–graphic design, photography, woodworking, you name it. He bought me my first easel when I was 5 or 6 and I've been hooked ever since.
With BOTECO, over a few drinks with an old friend that had some exciting ideas.
Best advice you've been given?
Measure twice, cut once. (Dad)
Pursue your passion. (Mom)
Kurzgesagt (technically not a podcast but I’ll count it) or Radiolab.
What do you love about your job?
The genuine creative culture. Developing original ideas with bright, open-minded individuals from a variety of unique perspectives is pretty great.
Light or dark liquor?
"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less." - Marie Curie