Employee Spotlight – Allen “AJ” Gamble

What year did you join Lewis & Knopf?
I joined Lewis & Knopf in June of 2017.

Tell us a little about where you attended college and the degree(s) you earned? Any special accomplishments.
I attended college at Michigan State University where I earned Bachelor’s and Masters’ degrees in accounting. Go green!

What is your favorite thing about living in Michigan?
My favorite thing about living in Michigan is the four seasons. I love the weather here!

Tell us a little about your family.
I grew up with my Mom, Dad, and younger sister Kelsey.  My dad graduated from Michigan State with a degree in finance and turned me into a die-hard Michigan State sports fan and inspired me to go into accounting.

What fictional place would you most like to visit?
Paddy’s Pub – the bar from the tv show Always Sunny.

What is a new skill that you would like to master?
Cooking. I am an awful cook.

What is the most impressive thing you know how to do?
I am very good at doing headstands!

What silly accomplishment are you most proud of?
I am the winner of the 2018 GBO – which is a small golf tournament among my college friends.

What is your favorite smell?

If you had a clock that would countdown to any one event of your choosing, what event would you want it to countdown to?
A Detroit Lions Superbowl!

What was your first job?
My first job was as an umpire for youth baseball in the Flushing Community.