Schools attended:

  • BS Real Estate Finance – Portland State University
  • MS Real Estate Development – Johns Hopkins University
  • Adjunct Professor
    • Johns Hopkins University
    • University of Baltimore
    • University of Utah
  • Past Chairman of the Real Estate & Economic Development Advisory Board for the University of Baltimore.


  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Traveling w/ Family
  • Land Rover Defenders

What is something people don’t know about you?

  • I have lived with Crohn’s Disease for the past 20 year and I am missing over two feet of my “guts”.
  • Prior to graduate school I was a commercial truck driver and visited 40 of the 50 states in just six months.

Favorite or dream vacation?

  • We sail the British Virgin Islands every summer with my wife and four daughters and it is paradise.

Milestone moment in career?

  • Going from a poor Idaho farm boy with two pairs of pants to my name to partnership in a multi-billion-dollar development company at the age of 28 and chairman of the Real Estate & Economic Development Advisory Board at the University of Baltimore at the age of 30.

What is a typical weekend?

  • Whatever the wife and four daughters want, and I love it.

Favorite TV show? 

  • Seinfeld – “These Pretzels Are Making Me Thirsty!”

Favorite song?

  • “Don’t Take Your Guns to Town” – Johnny Cash

What projects are you working on right now?

  • Valley Grove
    • Million Square Feet (Office/Retail)
    • $300M Project
    • Pleasant Grove, Utah

First job?

  • Trail Maintenance Crew at Crater Lake National Park (14 Years Old)

Who is your hero?

  • Rush Limbaugh

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

  • At the bank requesting a loan to pay for four weddings.

What are you reading right now?

  • Atlas Shrugged