- ...we are capable of much more than we realize.
- ...we can have lives full of hope and joy.
- ...each person can make a positive difference in this world
Ministry: Founder of Financial H.O.P.E. Ministry. I present seminars to churches, work places, home groups, etc. equipping people with the knowledge and tools to handle $$ wisely. H.O.P.E. = "Helping Other People Excel." It's crazy to spend your whole life working hard just to make payments to banks and credit card companies and never get ahead yourself.
Travels and Life Experiences: Alaska, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Caribbean, Cozumel, France, Germany, Hawaii, Mexico, Nova Scotia, Netherlands, Switzerland, and 40+ states; I've canoed, kayaked, and rafted more than 4,000+ miles; been spelunking a mile deep into the earth, flown in a glider, hiked with bears in Alaska, flown in a hot-air balloon, zip lined in Hawaii, skied in Canada, Michigan, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah, and snorkeled in the Caribbean, the Great Barrier Reef, and Hawaiian Islands.
Recreational interests: Fishing, cycling, volleyball, tennis, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, white-water rafting, sailing, snorkeling, and snow skiing.
Previous Occupations: dishwasher, cook, cashier, laboratory assistant, and licensed plumber.
11 years experience teaching volleyball, racquetball, tennis, archery, and as Director of an Intramural Sports Program;
7 yrs. experience in EMS - 5 as a Paramedic
20+ years experience teaching Human Anatomy and Physiology and Nutrition.