What was your first job in the realty industry? The job I have now.
Where did you grow up? Wisconsin
What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Play tennis
Growing up, what did you want to be? A CFO
If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Sundar Pichai (CEO, Google). I love his culture.
Where is your favorite place to hang out? D’Vine Wine Bar
What do you love most about the industry? I don’t.
How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? I run this operation as a business.
What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Lenders that don’t have a sense of urgency or respect for their clients
Where do you go to network and meet new clients? Tennis courts
What has been your greatest accomplishment? Building an organization that is a model for others to emulate
What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? Movie: “Batman vs. Superman,” book: “Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind” by Al Ries and Jack Trout
What is your favorite restaurant? D’Vine Wine Bar
Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Houston? Minute Maid Park
What kind of car do you drive? A BMW 335is convertible
Smartphone or paper? Smartphone
What is your favorite city after Houston? San Diego
In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Focus on mastering one thing each year.
What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app? Waze
Who are your favorite people to follow on Twitter? Ben Kinney, Ellen DeGeneres