Pop Quiz with Ted Chinn, City of Mesquite, Texas

#ELGLPopUps land in Charlotte, Dallas, Portland, and Kansas City on September 22. Each event has a school theme which you’ll notice in the agendas. Staying with that theme, we introduce you to those who will be attending a Pop Up event.

You can register for one of the events here.

Name: Ted Chinn

Job Title: Managing Director of Financial Services

Organization: City of Mesquite, Texas

Supplemental Reading: Mesquite shifts to results-based budgeting

Rank the Pop Up cities:

  1. Charlotte
  2. Portland
  3. Dallas
  4. Kansas City (I’m a Charlotte native, so obviously….)

Of the schools that you attended, which school was the most fun?


(True or False) I received a perfect attendance award.


In high school, what did you think you would do for a living?

Air Force fighter pilot

What was your favorite childhood toy?

BB gun and bike

(True or False) I attended a school where the mascot was a bulldog or wildcat.

False. (Collie)

(Complete the sentence) Instead of doing homework, I would sometimes….

Watch MTV or drink beer (college), watch TV (high school)

What songs would be on your high school mix tape?

Styx, Queen, Peter Frampton, Pink Floyd, AC/DC

(Complete the sentence) My favorite lunch box was….

Brown paper bag.