From The Rock

Get to know our Texas gals!

By | September 12, 2012

Part of Obsidian’s new Dallas operation, Crissy Lintner and Kerri Guyton headed to the great state of Texas to launch the new office earlier this year. Get to know them now!

Kerri Guyton

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Kerri with her three children, Hannah, Myles and Parks

Birthday: Oct. 20

Hometown: I don’t really have a hometown. I was born in San Antonio, Texas, and have lived in multiple places throughout Mississippi most of my life. I’m back in Texas now, living in Tyler.

College: Mississippi State University

All-time favorite restaurant:Ruth’s Chris

Favorite thing to do in Tyler/Dallas:
Take my kids to experience the “cool” things where we live – be it museums, parks, attractions, festivals, etc.

What is your favorite cause?
I don’t really have a cause that I am all about, but I certainly have a heart for children.

How old were you when you got your first cell phone? 

15

Favorite book:

Sad to say that I don’t have a specific favorite that sticks out.

Favorite pastime:

Spending time together as a family (with my husband and kids).First car:
Nissan SentraIf you could go back in time and live during a different era, which would you choose?
The Roaring ’20s (although, I wouldn’t want to stay through the ’30s)What was your first paying job?
Bus girl at a seafood restaurant

What TV show are you embarrassed about watching?

Anytime I find myself watching an MTV show.What was the first concert you went to see?
New Kids on the BlockIf you were an Olympic athlete, in what sport would you compete?
I’m too tired to think about competing in a sport of any kind!

What is the most disgusting thing you have ever eaten? 

Chocolate-covered crickets at the Children’s Museum of MemphisIf you could live in any other country for two years, where would you go?
Somewhere beautiful like the Netherlands

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Crissy Lintner

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Sarah, Max and Jackson

Birthday: 11/11/79

Hometown: Laurel, Miss.
College: Mississippi State University
All-time favorite restaurant:
It’s a toss-up between two in my hometown: Phillip’s Drive-In (PDI) and Watermill Fish Camp.

Favorite thing to do in Dallas:
We love riding our bikes on the White Rock Creek Trail to White Rock Lake! And we actually spend a lot of time plotting tours and learning about Dallas for Dallas Running Tours.
What is your favorite cause?
I like to support causes that help children, the homeless and the hungry.
Favorite Facebook page and Twitter account: and
Facebook: White Rock Running Co-Op and Dallas Running Project
Twitter: @runtourdallas and @nprnews
How old were you when you got your first cell phone?
Well, our family had one of those bag phones that could only be used in the car. We got that w

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Crissy and husband, John

hen I was in high school. I got my first real cell phone around 18 or 19.

Favorite book:
“Where the Wild Things Are” – who doesn’t love a wild rumpus every now and then?
Favorite pastime:
Reading, running and spending time with my husband and kids
First car:
Oldsmobile Delta 88! A big ol’ tank of a car.
If you could go back in time and live during a different era, which would you choose?
The ’60s – love the music, the styles, and I probably would’ve gone to Woodstock.
What was your first paying job?
I worked in a pediatric clinic one summer helping organize patient files and get them updated. This is pre-EMR, people! We had hundreds of manila folders to sort through.
What TV show are you embarrassed about watching?
I don’t really have one that I’m embarrassed to watch since we don’t have cable. But I love to watch the sci-fi type shows – like “Grimm”! But…I did give in to the “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” hype and watched one episode online. I was instantly reminded why we don’t have cable.
What was the first concert you went to see?
New Kids on the Block, baby! I even made a sign professing my love for Joey McIntyre.
If you were an Olympic athlete, in what sport would you compete?
Track & field. Or soccer.

What is the most disgusting thing you have ever eaten?
Raw oysters
If you could have a drink with someone from history, who would it be?
Johnny and June Carter Cash
If you could live in any other country for two years, where would you go?
Somewhere in the Caribbean