I started small, and grew through hard work,
hard knocks, and purpose.

 

I enjoy helping people turn aspiration into action.  I do this through partnership, innovation, leadership, and enthusiasm for shared success.  

As a small-town Florida boy, I was raised to value hard work, experience, and integrity.  As a student and young graduate, I started and grew multiple companies to successful exits.  As a global professional, I learned to be a good partner, when to pivot or persevere, and how to lead.  And now as a community leader and mentor, I share my skills to help others pursue their purpose.

 

Now I have big goals and a few good stories.
I’d love to hear yours. Feel free to explore mine here.

 

 
 
1987 - Florida Institute of Technology

1987 - Florida Institute of Technology

2017 - Teacher of the Year Awards (photo by Craig Bailey / Florida Today)

2017 - Teacher of the Year Awards (photo by Craig Bailey / Florida Today)

I turn grit into pearls.

 

Working with customers and executive leadership
to turn difficult relationships into trust and traction

Earned customer loyalty and transformed relationships

 

I seek out new ideas with lasting impact.

 

Starting a new venture with a successful exit and lifesaving innovations

 
 

Learned life lessons to bring to new ventures
and new entrepreneurs

 

I collaborate to build solutions and growth.

 

Partnering for 32% average annual growth over twelve years,
to create a $15MM business at healthy margins

Awarded Vertical Market Partner of the Year (Legato)
and OEM Partner of the Year (EMC)

 

I target opportunities for strategic, rapid growth.

 

Doubling down at the right place and time
 

 
 

Launched new service from start-up to over $10MM in a single year

 

I serve my community.

 

Helping people help others, and building
a great place to live on Florida's Space Coast

 
 

Recognized by FLORIDA TODAY as a Leader to Watch