How I can help you

1964-1968 US Air Force 1968-1969 Employed at Allison Engine corp. Machine shop and general factory work. Got caught up in general layoff and decided not to return. 1969-1983 Worked for several lawn and garden distributors Here in Indiana. started working in the warehouses and driving a truck. I delivered lawn and garden supplies to retail dealers throughout Indiana, Ohio and eastern Illinois. In 1971 I was asked to be a sales representative and thats what I did for twelve years and loved every minute of it. The company I was employed by however developed many problems and couldnt survive. 1983 -present Purchased a closed Marathon gas station and converted it into a lawn and garden center . Over the years weve grown to three garden centers complete with greenhouses and nursery products at each location,Weve been very fortunate. Have a two year associate degree from Indiana University school of Business. Completed The Dale Carnegie Sales course and and attended many sales and business seminars over the last fifty years. 3

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Plans / Startup Assistance
  • Operations

Industry Experience

  • Retail Trade

Communication Methods

  • In Person