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EP17 - Valentine's Tea with the Wife and Me...and Groundhogs

A conversation with Christie Jones

Episode Summary

In this special Valentine’s episode of the Carolina Code Cast, host Barry Jones chats with his wife, Christie Jones, Owner and President of Therapy360. During the episode they talk about the journey of starting and growing Therapy360 over the last 17 years, balancing work life, family life, conference preparation and almost 20 years of marriage while enjoying their evening tea after a date night in Clemson. Happy Valentine’s Day!

“You have to explain why there was a mattress in the office…” - Christie Jones

Episode Notes

Highlights from this week’s episode include:

  • Winding down with evening tea (0:44)

  • Pediatric Speech, Occupational and Physical Therapy (2:32)

  • News Anchor or Speech-Language Pathologist? (6:54)

  • Why did you want to start a practice? (10:24)

  • Groundhog Day (14:33)

  • Smokey, the therapy dog (18:35)

  • Deciding to hire & Working 3 weeks after a new baby (22:21)

  • Fighting the move to an administrative role (29:20)

  • New Offices, Locations, Buying Your First Building (32:39)

  • Surprises from a 4 day work week (38:26)

  • Balancing family, kids and vacation with a business (42:07)

  • Helping with the Carolina Code Conference (49:43)


Carolina Code Cast is a podcast that covers a wide variety of topics in the coding and data space. Learn more about this year’s Carolina Code Conference at

Developed with assistance from Heard Media.

Carolina Code Conference™
Carolina Code Cast™
The tech podcast of the Carolina Code Conference, a polyglot conference for all who code that's held every August in Greenville, SC. The podcast features interviews discussing a wide variety of topics from around the programming, DevOps and security community.