- What is your best childhood memory?
I didn’t get to see my grandparents often growing up as they lived up east. My Granma Sherrod in Knoxville Tennessee would always be waiting on us to arrive and she was just your typical grandmother who smothered her grandchildren. I can still see her running out to our car and giving us all a big hug. She also made the best homemade biscuits we ate for breakfast.
2. What do you feel most proud of?
Like any parent, when I see my grown children and what they have become and how close our family is with each other it makes me very proud to be their father. Must have done something right.
- What is the best advice you’ve ever had?
You have a life. Work is work, but take care of your home life or all you will have is work.
- What is your favorite place to have ever visited?
The Ballpark in Arlington. Love the Rangers!
- Why did you choose this profession?
It chose me actually. My Father In Law worked for Foster Group and they were expanding. He offered an opportunity to come join him and I gladly took it. A lot has changed since that time but 35 years later, I am still here.
- If you could travel anywhere, where would you go and why?
It would be Ireland and Scotland. Ancestry stuff from the family tree. Plus my wife Robbie loves that area and has been a couple of times. I need to get over there.
- What are you most surprised by in today’s world of technology?
The instant access we all have to information and other people all over the world. I am saddened how we have become addicted to technology.
- What is your earliest memory?
I have always heard some sort of trauma is your earliest memory. I was about 3 chasing a basketball down the sidewalk. I jumped on it. The next thing I remember is my Mom’s face inches away trying to get me to speak. I knocked myself out.
- What was the first thing you bought with your own money?
A 1964 Volkswagen in high school
- If you could pick up a new skill in an instant, what would it be?
Speak fluent Spanish