“When I was 13, I ran an ad in the local paper—‘strong, 13-year-old boy willing to do anything’—imagine! I did a lot of garbage cleaning and other dirty jobs.”
“Starting out on my own at 23 was difficult. It forced me to be very resourceful, which has served me and our company well over the years.”
“I am motivated by the growth of all the people I work with.”
“My mother, for sure. She is very determined and resilient.”
“My mother always said, ‘Say what you mean and mean what you say.’ It’s not always the easy route, but I think it’s a necessary quality in a leader.”
Advice for the Lehigh Valley:
“Don’t let regulations grow unchecked, invest in infrastructure and preserve farmland.