To have a positive impact on people’s lives is a purpose I try to live out in both my personal and professional life. I began to realize the importance of having a positive impact on people’s lives in my professional life when I began my sales career at the age of seventeen in the telecommunications industry. I have continued following that purpose and since built a successful career in sales for over 20 years in the Birmingham, AL area rising to Vice President of Sales for a multimillion dollar company Planet Cellular Incorporated. At its peak, my Vice President of Sales position was responsible for 30 locations, 6 Area Managers and over 175 Sales Consultants. I have worked every aspect of the sales industry from one to one selling as a sales consultant to prospecting new clients as a new business owner to negotiating agreements with landlords and large companies.
The most important things in my life are my relationships with my God, my family, and my friends. I am blessed to have the support of my beautiful and loving wife Amy and our five boys CJ, Jakob, Ben, Eli & Jesse. We have lived in the Chelsea area since 2006 where we are active in the community through school, church, sports and our cherished friendships. My family has a passion for missions in particular in Honduras at a shelter for homeless children called Forgotten Children Ministries which we travel to a couple of times a year. When we are not traveling to Honduras or being active in our local community, you most likely will find us in a stadium or arena cheering for our favorite collegiate team or possibly fishing, swimming, and boat riding.
I have been trained and inspired in sales by some of the best Zig Ziegler, Tom Hopkins, Ray Williams and others. I have traveled the country over the years seeking to improve myself in prospecting, questioning, listening, negotiating and overall solution finding. My successful business and selling experience over the past twenty years will allow me to have the foresight to address details before they become a problem proactively. The proven negotiating skills I developed while working with banks, landlords and large companies will translate into me getting the best opportunity for my buyers and sellers. A saying that has been a foundation of my success is: “How I do anything is how I do everything.” You can count on me to handle every detail of the transaction from the first phone call all the way to close with passion, commitment, character, and purpose.