Chris Mercer

What’s your position in our Company?

Design Consultant

Why do you like working at Interior Plant Scapes?

“The people are great, it’s a small company so you can make a difference, yet being small, everyone has a key role (Best Practices Appreciated).’”

What is your favorite plant?

“A Live One!”

What’s your favorite place to vacation?

No favorite place. I like to go places I have never been.  Did Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, Hamburg & London last year. Planning Peru, and I would like to go to Africa, Australia, Alaska, Italy, Germany, in the future. Anywhere to see different cultures/food etc.”

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

Kayak, fish, other boating, go to plays/theater, fine dining & cooking, camping in cooler climates, some hiking if not too extreme, I like to go to the beach/ocean, we also like to take our 3 dogs to the dog beach…

Do you play an instrument?

Piano lessons as a kid but did not keep up. I can turn on the radio and listen to music though ?……...”

What is your favorite quote?

Way too many good ones to have just one. In my younger days I used to use “I’m like an umpire, I call it as I see it” I was a bit more brash an insensitive as a youth.”

Do you cheer for a sports team? Which one?

Ohio State Buckeyes. I gave up on the NFL since they got political. I like watching golf but there are no teams.”

Are you an animal lover? What kind and names?

Dogs-YES                  Cooper/Chocolate Lab

Cats-NO                    Ziggy/Mixed but mostly Border Collie

Hawk/ Golden Doodle

Favorite all time movie? And/or book?

Too many to have a favorite.

Clint Eastwood: All movies from western to current

John Wayne: Westerns, all the “Cult Classics”, Animal House, Blazing Saddles, Caddy Shack, Cool Hand Luke, Blues Brothers”

What’s your favorite restaurant?

Yes… Lobster Lady in Cape Coral

I cook mostly. Eat out for convenience rather than the fact that they do it better than I do. Never order a steak out.”

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

  “I collect coins. State quarters by mint, Presidential gold coins, odd bills like $2 bills, Kennedy half dollars, buffalo nickels, Any odd coins or very old, etc…”