Education: Southern Illinois University
First Job: Delivery “helper” for a family owned Italian Foods Store when I was 13. Taught me how to count back change from a $20.00. A valuable lost art.
First “Real” Job: Soldier – US Army
Essential Business Philosophy: Never break a promise. Always deliver more than you promise.
Best way to keep a competitive edge: Passion. If you love what you do, your clients will too.
Yardstick of success: 3 great children and a wonderful wife.
Goal yet to be achieved: Leading IMS to new heights.
Best Business Decision: My current position as COO at IMS and working with the team to continue to build a great company.
Worst Business Decision: Corduroy Suit…it was the 80’s.
Toughest Business Decision: Working in an industry that takes me away from my family.
Mentor: I’ve had many mentors in my life and in my career, but I always look back to my Dad as my greatest influencer.
Personal Interests: Family time at our lake house in East Texas, boating, ATV’s, board games. I also fell in love with motorcycles at the young age of 45 and ride whenever I can.