Director, Medina County Veterans Service Office
Medina County, Ohio
Number of years involved in NACo: Six
Years in public service: 31
Occupation: U.S. Army First Sergeant (Retired); Director/ County Veterans Service Officer
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Resource Management
The hardest thing I’ve ever done is: Leave my family on three different deployments in the U.S. Army.
Three people (living or dead) I’d invite to dinner are: My parents, Dwight D. Eisenhower and Abraham Lincoln.
A dream I have is to: Grow old.
The most adventurous thing I’ve ever done is: Go on a 10-day backpacking trip with my son.
My favorite ways to relax are to: Do outdoor activities like hiking or boating.
You’d be surprised to learn that I: Like kittens.
I’m most proud of: My son and daughter.
Every morning I read: A joke and then the headlines.
My favorite meal is: Pizza and beer.
My motto is: “Screw ‘em if they can’t take a joke.”
The last book I read was: What the Boys Did Over There by “Themselves”
My favorite movie is: Bonnie and Clyde.
My favorite music is: Jazz.
My favorite U.S. presidents are: George Washington and George H.W. Bush (Sorry, it’s a tie).Hero 1