Vice President of Operations
Where you work
T&L Properties, LLC
Years with current company
Years in real estate
Areas of Expertise
Operations, multifamily housing, affordable housing
Essential business philosophy
Don’t be afraid of change!
Word/phrase that best describes you
Definition of leadership
The ability to inspire a diverse team of individuals to passionately work toward a common goal.
Best way to keep a competitive edge
Seek constant improvement. Whether it’s self-improvement or process improvement, never settle for how something has always been or been done.
Yardstick of success
Becoming someone my children and future grandchildren will be proud of.
Characteristics most admired in others
Integrity, honesty, work ethic
Most important business lesson learned
Don’t burn bridges and never get comfortable.
Most influential book
Who Moved My Cheese – an oldie but a goodie!
Idea of perfect happiness
A little cabin in the woods surrounded by people I love with plenty of lakes and trails to explore.
First choice for a new career
I hope my retirement includes ski instructing and owning a coffee shop/bakery.
Vina – a Vietnamese restaurant in the Twin Cities
Giving up before giving something true effort.