Born and raised in the Chicago area. Graduated from UW Madison. Worked at a variety of national companies. Married to Tracy. Current owner of Espresso Love Coffee, Mukwonago.
Q: Please tell us a little bit about your family.
Second of six, sweet wife, 3 grown children, 2 grandchildren.
Q: Please tell us about your current, past, or future career. What do you love most about what you do?
Currently own and operate Espresso Love Coffee, working on building a new location. Mostly enjoy the community involvement and customer interaction.
Q: What are a couple of your favorite restaurants in our community?
Espresso Love, Fork in the Road
Q: How long have you lived or worked in our community?
In the four to five year range (this time around!).
Q: Who is the most interesting person you’ve met here in our community?
Everyone is interesting in some ways.
Q: If you could travel anywhere in the world right now, where would it be and why?
Here is fine.
Q: What is one of your favorite movies? TV shows?
Q: What advice would you give to people?
Think globally, act locally, be kind.
Q: What is something on your bucket list?
See the aurora borealis.
Q: What is your go to band when you can’t decide what to listen to?
Q: What current or former local business makes you the most nostalgic about our community?
Q: If you could choose anyone that is alive today and not a relative; with whom would you love to have lunch? Why? And where locally would y’all meet for this lunch?
Dolly Parton, seems friendly and smart. I’d meet her over at David Alan Alan’s because I think that she would enjoy a good barbecue.
Q: What is your favorite thing or something unique about our community?
Most everyone seems friendly and happy to be here.
Q: Where do you see yourself in 5 to 10 years?
Hanging out at Mukwonago County Park.
Q: (Even for friends or family), what is something interesting that most people don’t know about you?
I’m a crack shot with a Red Ryder BB gun, I’ve yet to put my eye out.
Q: What is the most beautiful place you have ever been?
Anywhere that there is nature.
Q: Favorite month? favorite holiday? and best single day on the calendar?
June, Independence Day, Sunday
Q: What would you rate a 10 out of 10?
A nice sunrise.
Q: Who inspires you to be better?
Q: What is one or two of your favorite smells?
Home cooking, air before a rain.
Q: Finally, what 3 words or phrases come to mind when you think of the word HOME?
Sleep, Warm, Solitude