Q: What is the best advice you have been given?
Fail quickly. The sooner you recognize it’s not going to work, the sooner you can move on to the winning situation.
Q: What would you do with $1,000,000?
Q: If you could start your own business, what would it be?
There is no way I am giving you my brilliant idea for free.
Q: What is the best gift you have been given?
When I was in grad school, a friend sold me his old VW Jetta for $1. That car made it possible or me to work two jobs and get to class each day. When I was done with the car, I paid it forward to another friend. I couldn’t have done it without his generosity…God bless Wayne Templeman.
Q: If you could go back in time, what year would you travel to & what would you do?
1999…put more of my paycheck into the Starbucks employee stock investment plan.
Q: What is your favorite tradition you have?
Putting away the harvest with the family…making ‘kraut with mom, smoking salmon, making sausage during deer hunting season, we really get into it.
Q: What is your favorite AK memory?
Watching the AK Maple Grove team ham it up for the 2015 Ugly Sweater Contest.