I am 48 years old and have the energy AND the passion to get this job done!
Married to my bride Julie since 1995
Dad to three: David (20), Jake (almost 18) and Kate (14)
BS Marketing, Northwestern College 1991
Business Owner: Turning Leaf Landscapes, a Commercial and Residential Landscape Design and Maintenance Company based in Shakopee since 1997
Corporate Sales and Marketing Positions with Fortune 500 Companies. Grew territories and negotiated large contracts with C-level executives. 1991-1997
Former Business Owner: Bayview Lodge on the shores of Lake Vermilion 1986-1991
Grew up in a family resort business in Northern Minnesota. Working alongside family at Vermilion Dam Lodge on Lake Vermilion taught me that you had to work hard and be resourceful and couldn't just raise the tax burden on people. 1972-1986
Elder Board - Grace Church EP June 2010-June 2016
Completed two 3 year terms; term limits.
Dealt annually with multi-million dollar budgets. More importantly, this position dealt with the weighty spiritual needs of the congregation.
Board Member - The Outpost Center
June 2015 - April 2017
PLAY Volunteer.....for many years (happily!)
Various Leadership roles in Men's Ministries and more since 2002 including:
Wild at Heart
Spare Time - I really love spending time with my family doing whatever, wherever....and here's the fun part: they love spending time with me too!
It's time for Beer!