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Beeline Homebody: TJ Donovan

This guy right here? He’s one of our original Loan Guides — our borrowers love him, we love him and as it turns out, so did his entire senior class (he was voted ‘Most Popular’). 

You see, as well as being a new Dad and Seinfeld fanatic, TJ’s a stone cold legend with a knack for putting people at ease.  

So it was kind of surprising to find out what his office nickname was…. 

What do you do at Beeline?

Loan Guide. 

What are you currently bingeing?

We Own This City and Minx. Even when I have new shows that I am into, I still find myself going back and watching Seinfeld over and over again. 

In high school, you were (or would have been) voted ‘The person most likely to…..’

I was voted Most Popular in high school. 

What do you like to do in your free time?

Play music, hike with the family, ride my bike, or hit the beach. 

Office nickname?


What brought you to Beeline?

I was recruited by an old coworker and wasn’t sure what to expect. Then I met Nick and I knew this was the place for me. 

Where’s your favorite place in your home, and why?

Basement - that's where my band space is. 

Do you own your own place? If so, think about how you felt when buying for the first time — what advice would you give yourself?

Yes! I wish I would have done it sooner. I think the advice I would give myself is not to be scared and to make that leap.  

Think about your hometown, what/where is something cool that only a local would know about?

The Bells and The Quarry in Newport, RI. These are places locals went to when I was younger to congregate and enjoy life. 

If you’ve got any special talents or party tricks, now’s the time to tell us.

I play the drums and a little mandolin. I like to write songs with my buddies. 

What’s your go-to housewarming gift?

A Bottle of Veuve Clicquot or a nice low light plant that you don't have to water much. Depending on who bought the house haha. 

What’s your idea of a kick-ass housewarming party? We’re talking bouncy castle out the back, clown theme, fire-breathing bartenders…

A nice outside space, a bluegrass band and BBQ with all the fixin's. 

Where would your dream home be? Beach shack looking over the waves? Penthouse apartment? Farm full of alpacas.

Cape Town South Africa, a nice 3 bedroom right by the beach. I want to have a big garden in my yard too filled with veggies. 

What’s the first concert you ever went to?

The Beach Boys when I was like 5 years old.  


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