What is the biggest misconception about the industry?
The biggest misconception about the industry is that anyone can go on You Tube and make plumbing repairs.
What is your biggest current challenge at work?
The biggest challenge is increasing prices, lack of employees that are experienced and the new materials shortages for basic plumbing fixtures and supplies.
What keeps you up at night?
What keeps me up at night is the soaring overhead rates and the customer demands.
What project is your company most proud of?
We are proud of every project that we can complete under budget, on time and with a satisfied customer.
How does your ABC membership help your company?
ABC membership gives us training and support.
What did you want to be when you grew up?
When I grew up I wanted to be like most little boys a policeman or a cowboy; never expected to be a master plumber.
What do you look forward to each day?
Each day I look forward to working hard, playing hard when I can, and being successful.
What are you like to work for?
To work for I try to be easy going but I do expect a full 8 hour PRODUCTIVE work day out of everyone.
What do you do for fun?
For fun, I love to be outside and run with my dogs, go to the gym and I’m an avid football fan. Go Washington Football Team.
What business/career advice do you wish you had when you began?
Being a skilled hard working technician is not enough these days. To be successful early on you need to hire the right people to take care of the x’s and O’s so you can do what you do best. You cannot and should not wear all the hats. Try to make it fun.