• I really try to take advantage of the outdoor lifestyle that Utah offers: hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, snowboarding, etc.

What is something people don’t know about you?

  • When I was in middle school I played the tuba.

Favorite or dream vacation?

  • I did my first backpacking trip last year with llamas – about 30 miles. They carried all my stuff the whole time.

Milestone moment in career?

  • Finding and joining a development group (KIC) whose vision and culture aligned with my own.

What is a typical weekend?

  • Hanging out with my wife and our dog, Oliver. He’s a good boy.

Favorite TV show?

  • Right now it’s got to be Game of Thrones. It’s the 8th and final season right now. “Winter is here.”

Favorite song?

  • There’s no way I could narrow it down to just one. Different moods = different tunes.

Favorite food or restaurant?

  • I really like Copper Onion in SLC, but overall I’m a really big fan of Mexican food – whether its Taco Bell or Red Iguana.

Favorite quote?

  • “We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.” – Winston Churchill

What projects are you working on right now (at home and/or work)?

  • Home: a maple/walnut chess board.
  • Work: redeveloping the Carl’s Jr property downtown.

First job?

  • LinkedIn says Market Research at Newmark Grubb ACRES – but really, it was umpiring baseball as a teenager back in Ohio.

Who is your hero?

  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe – a pioneer of modernism. “Less is more.”

What are you reading right now?

  • Appraisals and market reports. Yes, even in my free time.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

  • Commuting to work in a fully autonomous electric car.