Home: Carmel, IN. Age: 56. Birthplace: Pittsburgh, PA. Profession: Executive organization. Organization: Bluerock Associates. Title: Managing Director. Alma mater: Robert Morris University.
Latest accomplishment: Involvement in transaction for a global logistics company. Hobbies: Running. Last book read: From Good to Great, by Jim C. Collins. Recently viewed and recommended: The Yellowstone series and all of its spin-offs.
What one word would your closest friend use to describe you? Resilient. What is your guilty pleasure? Scotch! What occupation, other than your own, do you most admire? Chef. How do you relieve stress? Running. What is your go-to workout? Running, P90X, stretching, resistance training.
What was your first paying job? Paper route at age 9 or 10. What was your favorite childhood toy or game? Football. What movie have you repeatedly watched? Good Will Hunting. What’s the best advice you received growing up? Anything worth having takes a lot of effort. What’s the best advice you received in your career? Don’t hold everyone else to the same standards as you set for yourself. What is your go-to source of news and information? The Wall Street Journal. What company or organization do you most admire? Chase Bank. What personal circumstance has had the greatest influence on your life? I am a survivor of childhood cancer.
What change would you like to see in the world? Greater civility. What mega-trend most excites you? Artificial intelligence. What mega-trend most concerns you? Artificial intelligence.
What title would you choose for the movie about your life? Survivor. Who would you like to spend an evening with, in heaven? Jesus. As a kid, what did you first want to be when you grew up? Nuclear engineer. How would you choose to spend tomorrow, if you knew it was your last day on earth? With my family at the beach. What advice would you give your younger self? Advance your emotional intelligence as early as possible.
Personal motto: Never give up.