Join us getting to know the man being the Spa Industry Association…
Who or what inspires you?
I was fortunate to have to amazing mentors; my Dad who taught me street smarts and my father-in-law who taught me business.
What’s your favorite part of the day?
Absolutely a morning person. I’m always excited to get out of bed.
What makes your company unique?
Our association has a free membership option. I started this when I took over in 2010, recognizing the recession gave our members limited resources, but needed the information we provide.
What’s the most fun part of your job?
The people. I’m a relationship person and I feel like I have 10,000 friends in our industry.
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
Be better at slowing down. I feel like a cook in the kitchen and have to work hard to meditate, massage, slow down in general.
What keeps you up at night?
I sleep like a baby.
What part do you find most challenging?
Lemons to Lemonade. I’ve always embraced the challenges, bring them on!
Tell us something most people don’t know about you.
I am a voracious reader (and I love action movies).
What’s your favorite family activity?
Having them around. I’ve been married 33 years, 3 kids, 3 grandkids and it makes me smile when we’re together.