Q. What do you do for Persis?
I am a Sales Consultant
Q. What is your area of expertise?
Corporate Sales and Marketing-Strategic Sales Planning, Relationship Management and Market Expansion. I have more than 30 years selling specialized machinery for automated assembly processes and individual assembly cell operations, working with OEM’s, Tier l and ll suppliers.
Q. How did you get into this field?
I was always fascinated by the way the machines I sold were integrated into an entire assembly process and how the different pieces of equipment worked together to produce a finished product. I wanted to know more about the technology that tied everything together and how it was developed and implemented.
Q. If you weren’t working for Persis, and you could do anything you wanted to do, what would your dream job be?
Finding ways to manufacture and bring to market some of the products I have created.
Q. What is your favorite book, TV show, movie and food?
I like to read nonfiction, mostly biographies and autobiographies. Favorite subjects include history and business leaders, politicians. Favorite TV shows include Shark Tank and Revenge (yep, I’m hooked), hockey and football games. Enjoy movies where someone overcomes adversity of some kind….The Pursuit of Happiness; Cinderella Man; Gladiator. I like sushi and search out the best places for fish tacos. Jet’s Pizza is always a good choice too!
Q. What do you do in your spare time?
I enjoy spending time with my son, playing tennis, running, hiking, camping, and being outdoors.
Q. Is there some other interesting fact about you that people are surprised to learn about?
I have started a 501(c)(3) non-profit animal sanctuary.