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SEPTEMBER 2014 | Washington Athletic Club Magazine | 23 DID YOU KNOW? ✪ Dave has nine half brothers and sisters. ✪ He briefly worked as a dealer in the World Series of Poker. ✪ He has never been outside of the U.S. DID YOU KNOW? ✪ Eric is one of seven left-handed people in his family. ✪ Outside of work, he enjoys longboarding, meditation, hiking, and basketball. ✪ His all-time favorite TV show is The Wonder Years. DID YOU KNOW? ✪ Cheryl likes to write letters with good Italian paper and her best fountain pen. ✪ She likes shortbread, but doesn't like ice cream. ✪ Someday, she wants to run away to Italy and learn to make shoes. Teamworks GEORGE SOMMERROCK FITNESS PROGRAMS MANAGER In October 2011, George started part-time as a fitness and aerobic dance instructor, then later became Group Fitness Supervisor. He was promoted to Fitness Programs Manager this past April. Former Fitness Manager Megan Usui says George's excellence and leadership add a visible sophistication to the Group Fitness program. She describes him as "always positive, upbeat, and relentless about continuous improvement." Group Fitness has seen an increase in member participation thanks to George. Wellness Manager Tamela Thomas praises George as a "rock star instructor, dancer, and performer with impeccable judgment and professionalism. George has reached across all classes and demographics and created trust." As Fitness Programs Manager, George still teaches some classes, but also supervises 30 team members, including Pilates instructors and personal trainers. George says his favorite thing about the WAC is the fact that "the members and team members are so supportive. It's really like a family." DID YOU KNOW? ✪ George is an executive film producer with several credits to his name. ✪ He plays violin, piano, and guitar. ✪ He loves sushi and is trying to learn how to prepare his own. MANAGER OF THE QUARTER › SUMMER 2014 George is "always positive, upbeat, and relentless about continuous improvement."