Education: The Ohio State University, bachelor’s degree; Capital University, doctorate in law
Greatest Inspiration: ‘The Chief’ John Mahaney Jr., who was CEO of the Ohio Council of Retail Merchants taught me to support people who work for you, and they will continue to support you. Also, Amir Eylon, who was my boss at the Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association. Amir taught me to reach out to others when you have good news and congratulate them when they have good news and not just when you need something.
Best Advice: Chance favors the prepared mind.
Most Important Skill: Public speaking from the heart
Hobby/Passion: Playing basketball, golf and promoting my home state of Ohio
Fun Fact: When I was in law school, I won the national sports law moot court championship in New Orleans in 2004. Who’d Play Me in a Biopic: Matthew McConaughey or Vince Vaughn