Owner & Founder
CLE Clothing Co. LLC
Education: Ohio Wesleyan University, bachelor’s degree
Toughest Challenge: Currently? The pandemic and navigating today’s small business landscape. It’s going to be tough, but I/we are up to the challenge.
How I Motivate Others: I’m not much of a talker. I used to motivate others by leading by example. As a business owner, I have learned to become more vocal, lead with kindness and listen to my employees.
Best Advice: Learn from your mistakes.
Educate yourself. Nobody is perfect, and you’re going to make some mistakes along the way.
What I’d Tell 16-Year-Old Me: Be yourself. Keep working hard. Be polite and treat everyone with respect, and good things will come to you.
Hobby/Passion: Playing with my sons and family time
Fun Fact: I was a decathlete in college.
Who’d Play Me in a Biopic: Paul Rudd