What’s your position in our Company?

President and Founder, and whatever Crystal asks me to do”

Why do you like working at Interior Plant Scapes?

“We get to serve people with Live plants and Live plants are an amazing creation of God.  This verse from Genesis says it all, ‘and the Lord God made all kinds of trees…that were pleasing to the eye, and good for food.’”

I mean, come-on – what could be better than making people happy by bringing gorgeous plants into the spaces where they live?

What is your favorite plant?

“Too many to choose, so here’s my top three.  1. Dracaena Dorado Cane, 2. Aglaonema (especially the pink ones), 3. Sanseveria (Yes, the mother-in-laws tongue – apologies to Betty Keep)

What’s your favorite place to vacation?

“The mountains of North Carolina.  Being there… lowers my blood pressure and heals my soul.”

 What do you like to do in your spare time? Hobby?

“Extreme on the edge sports stuff…like reading books and longs walks”

Do you play an instrument?

“Yes!  I play a mean dashboard drum and steering wheel cymbal.  All percussion.  That, and I do play the radio.”

What is your favorite quote?

“Look at a man the way that he is and he only becomes worse, but look at him for what he could be, and he becomes what he should be.”  Goethe

Do you cheer for a sports team? Which one?

“The Toledo Mud Hens baseball team.  Same team Klinger on MASH cheered for.”

Are you an animal lover? What kind and names?

“Dogs rule, cats drool!  Must love dogs – especially Whippets.  Two girls, Jubilee (aka Jubi, Joobaloo, The Joobster, The Princess) and Charlotte (aka Trouble, Bad-girl, Party-girl, Wreck-it-Ralph)”

Favorite all time movie? And/or book?

Movie:  Arthur, Dudley Moore.  “Bitterman, let’s drive through the park, you know how I love the park.”

Book:  The Christian’s Secret to a Happy Life (A classic written in 1853 and still in print), How to Win Friends and Influence People.

What’s your favorite restaurant?

 The Veranda, or the one I’m at with Crystal

What other fun or quirky info should we know about you?

I ride a 7’ unicycle in The 4th of July parade and I love to play Frisbee