Get to Know Callier and Thompson

Jon Dowd Q&A

Jon Dowd

How would you describe your role on the Callier and Thompson team?

Carpenter's Apprentice / Carpenter - Construct, repair, and install.

What's the best piece of advice you've ever received?

You are always learning, you never know it all.

What do you like most about working for Callier and Thompson Kitchen, Baths, Appliances?

The wonderful work environment and family feel.

Where did you grow up?

St. Louis

What motivates you to work hard day in and day out?

To be educated and learn. My family is a huge motivator.

What makes you laugh the most?

My 5 year old daughter.

What's the most daring thing you've ever done?

Switching careers at 37 years old.

What is your favorite kitchen appliance and why?

Refrigerator - Keeps food from spoiling and drinks cold.

If you had a warning label, what would it say?

Caution: once opened he may not be returned.

Do you have family or pets?

Both, Wife and Daughter (Carolyn and Mary Margret) and a Dog (Starley)

What do you do for fun in your spare time?

Fishing with my daughter and playing golf.

What is your favorite game or sport to watch and/or play?


What's your favorite tradition or holiday and why?

Thanksgiving, because family and friends get together.

What is your favorite thing to do in St. Louis?

Be outside at a park or playground.

How long have you been in the kitchen and bath industry?

1 year

What's the best piece of advice you've ever received?

You are never done learning.

If you have to sing karaoke, what song do you pick?

Snoop Dogg - Lodi Dodi

If you were a professional baseball player, what song would you choose for your "walk up song?"

Mase - Welcome Back

If you had to teach a class on one thing, what would you teach?


Are you a cat or dog person?


If you could have an unlimited supply of something, what would it be?


If you wrote a book, what would it be about?

Fictional Western.

What would you say to yourself if you could go back in time 20 years?

Do what makes you happy and don't worry about what other people think.

What is your favorite quote?

"Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway."

What is your favorite season?


What are you most grateful for?

Family, friends, and employment.

If you could have a super power what would it be?

Time control.