Questions & Answers
What’s your advice for new home buyers?
My best advice to new home buyers is to find a Real Estate Agent and a Loan Officer with the heart of a teacher. When you find a professional with the heart of a teacher, they will naturally take the time to explain the process and walk you through every step to make sure you feel comfortable and educated.
What is your motto or personal mantra?
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
What is your favorite sports team?
Without a doubt, the Kansas City Chiefs are my favorite sports team.
What is something that people would be surprised if they knew about you?
My wife and I lived in a travel trailer for approximately 10 months while traveling the country. This was part of an extended honeymoon and our first big adventure together.
What’s your alma mater?
I graduated College with a Master’s Degree from Northwest Missouri State University.
What is on your bucket list?
One of my biggest bucket list items is to be 100% debt-free including the mortgage! My goal is to achieve this by the age of 40.
What aspect of your job are you most passionate about?
I am most passionate about educating my clients. I believe when my clients feel like they have learned something and were able to make an educated financial decision, that’s when they feel they received 5-star service.
Where did you grow up?
I was actually born in North Carolina, but I grew up just south of Kansas City in a very small town called Adrian. I graduated in a class of 34 kids, but absolutely cherish my childhood memories.
What are some of your hobbies?
Currently my life is consumed with my family. I have two young children that keep my wife and I on our toes at all times. If I do happen to get a day away from the house, I enjoy playing golf.
Before working at NBKC, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?
Before NBKC, the most interesting Job I had was as a Course Facilitator at a Climbing facility. I worked with my wife; we helped teach college classes as well as guide corporate groups through a suspended obstacle course and multiple rock-climbing walls. If it paid more money, I may have never left.