AN Interview with Knockerball® USA’s CEO
Q. Where did you go to college?
Never stop learning and growing!
Q. How would you describe to others what you do for work?
A. We bring the FUN to all of the communities we serve. We give up and coming entrepreneurs the chance to build a sustainable, growing business that can be as big as they want to make it. Over 500,000 people each year will get into a Knockerball and bounce around with their friends! When you factor in all the folks that see us in person as spectators, during sporting events, on TV and on the Internet, we are exposed to several million people each year.
Q. What did you do before Knockerball®?
I have worn many hats throughout my 29 year career. I’ve been a commercial banker, a CFO, have done domestic and international sales, and been a business owner several times. Each experience brings new opportunities for learning and building lasting relationships.
Q. Describe your favorite moment at Knockerball® so far?
Q. Why did you choose your current career path? Why not something else?
Get people off their screens and out having fun in the fresh air is the goal. Creating laughter and exercise and FUN is a pretty rewarding career!
Q. What inspires you?
Q. What are some accomplishments you’ve achieved during your career?
Forging relationships that have stood the test of time through different companies and industries. Building a company from startup to almost $10m in sales.
Q. If you could give a younger person career advice, what would it be?
Q. What do you enjoy doing during your time off?
Q. What is an interesting fact about you?
In September 2021, I was able to complete Ironman Wisconsin about 1 month after I turned 50! It was an amazing experience to train for 10 months and then have it actually happen. Now to figure out what my next athletic goals are going to be???