Member Spotlight - Charles Dostale

Cory Smith

Well-known member
Member Spotlight on Charles Dostale ([chasd|])


*City/State where you live*
Davenport, Iowa
( part of that flyover state Ohiowaho )

*Current place of employment*
Silver Oaks Communications, Moline, IL
( Yep, I drive across the Mississippi every day - twice )

*Job Title*
System Administrator, or Resident MacGyver
I started at Silver Oaks as a Graphic Designer, became a Prepress Tech, and now take care of all things digital.

*Hometown City/State*
At various times through my childhood, Chicago, IL - Aurora, IL - Centerville, IA - Des Moines, IA

*Favorite Musician/Band*
Elvis Costello, Alan Jackson, Los Lobos, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Ziggy Marley, Modern Jazz Quartet, Fear, Jimmie Vaughn
First album purchased - Jimi Hendrix
Last CD purchased - Reba - Duets

*Favorite activity outside of work*
Not thinking about work ;)
Spending time with my wife, amateur astronomy.

*Store you would max your credit card at*
Astronomics or Skunk River Cycles

*Something you must do or accomplish before you die*
Update my will.

*Other occupation you would like to try*
I actually have had another occupation, I worked as a bicycle mechanic for over 12 years, including a stint as a mechanic for a professional bicycle racing team.

*First Car*
1975 Fiat 131 Wagon

*Personal Quote*
Say what you mean, and do what you say.
Better never late.
There are advantages to that.

*Favorite Movie*
Tie between "Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle" , "Dude, Where's My Car" and "Stripes".
Oh wait, "Caddy Shack" on DVD with the language set to French.

My fantastic wife Andrea, two cats Buddy and Dakota, and a dog Claire.

*Favorite Vacation spot*
Topsail Beach, North Carolina

*Favorite Food*
Anything ( as you can see )

Thanks Charles!

If you'd like to be featured in the community bulletin, please send us an email at


Re: Member Spotlight - Charles Dostale

Why would you put that much personal information on the internet?

What About Profitability?

What about Profitability?
Offset yields new advantages

Read All About It