A Little Q&A with the Hero
Who is someone you admire, and why?
My younger brother, I've never known someone as genuinely good as him.
Tell me two pet peeves?
Dirty dishes in the sink, people on their phones in the gym.
Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
I tend to think I'm good at impersonations.
If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?
Fort Myers Beach, FL.
If we went to happy hour, what would you order?
Brandy Old Fashioned Sweet.
What do you think are the best skills that you bring to your job?
If I see something once, I can recall it quickly when a similar situation arises.
What are you happiest doing, when you’re not working?
Riding my Harley.
What do you do with friends in your spare time?
Kick back, relax, and unwind.
What would be your personal motto?
I don't actually know what I'm doing, I'm just really good at winging it.
In another life, I’m pretty sure I was?
A dog. I can go from 0 to 100 real quick and somehow always get distracted by shiny things
The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is?
You become what people say you are, but only if you let them.
What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join the department?
Keeping a smile on your face goes a long way.
If I weren’t so damn good at my job, I’d probably be?
What’s the most inspiring part of your job?
I genuinely can make a difference in someone's life every day.
What was your favorite TV show when growing up?
Malcolm in the Middle.
Can you play any instruments?
What’s the strangest talent you have?
I'm really good at barking, and I can thank my neighbors growing up for letting their terriers out and waking me up every morning.
What was your childhood nickname?
Nick Nack Patty Wack.
Do you have any strange phobias?
I am 100% certain i will not even entertain the idea of walking through the butterfly exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum. I don't want butterflies remotely close to me.
What are three things left on your bucket list?
Run a Marathon, Travel throughout Europe, Hike in the Smokey Mountains.