Member Spotlight: Mike Grott05 November, 2023
Member Spotlight: Mike Grott
Mike (he/him) is a Pittsburgh native and Pitt alum presently serving as a Senior Accountant with the New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center. He previously worked for Ernst & Young, a public accounting firm, and currently lives in Rahway, NJ with his fiancé, Dakota. When he’s not repping Pride rainbow or Devils red, you can catch him sporting his hometown colors: Black & Gold.
- Favorite Sport to Play – Does Bocce count?
- Favorite Sport to Watch – Hockey
- Favorite Sports Team – Competing loyalties to the Pittsburgh Penguins (hometown) and New Jersey Devils (work)
- Favorite Sports Moment – 2013 NL Wild Card Game (end of Pirates end 21 year playoff drought) – fans chant “Cueto” so loud that Cincy Reds’ pitcher Johnny Cueto drops the ball from the mound.
- Favorite Venue You’ve Been To – PNC Park
- Favorite Musician/Artist – Taylor Swift
- Favorite Concert You’ve Attended – The Monster Ball Tour (Lady Gaga)
- Hobby you have – Video Games
- Last Movie You Saw – The Barbie Movie
- Best Advice You’ve Ever Received – Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.
- Advice You Would Give to Your Younger Self – Natural curls are the envy of many – rock, don’t fight them
- Athlete to Have Dinner With – Sidney Crosby
- Coffee or Tea – “Behind every successful person is a substantial amount of coffee.”
- Mornings or Nights – Mornings
- Cats or Dogs – Doggo
- Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter? – Fall
- Salty or Sweet – Salty directly followed by sweet.