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The Last Word—Dion Guest

Dion Guest
Executive Director, Baptist Health Care Foundation

What is your chief characteristic?
A “can-do” attitude. I honestly believe I can accomplish whatever I try…within reason.

What do you appreciate most about your friends?
Unwavering loyalty

Who is your favorite fiction character?
James Bond. I am a big fan of his sophisticated, no-nonsense style.

Who is your favorite non-fiction character?
Ronald Reagan. An inspirational leader with an unwavering belief in American exceptionalism.

What is the best thing you have ever won?
When I was serving on tank crew in the middle of the desert in Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm, I won a two-day stay on a cruise ship in Bahrain.

What did your mother always tell you?
To put God first in all things and be the spiritual leader of my home.

What is the worst idea you’ve ever had?
Going to Daytona, Fla. on college spring break and thinking I could sleep on the beach instead of getting a hotel room.

What is your favorite food?
Ice cream…and lots of it.

Which talent would you most like to have?
To be quick-witted and a great public speaker

What movie do you love to watch repeatedly?
“Dumb and Dumber”

What TV show is your guilty pleasure?
“24”

What is the last book you read?
“The Art of War”