Start Here

Since you’re here, I’ll assume you’re trying to understand who I am, what I’m all about, and which box to put me in. Fair. No one likes being categorized and judged based on surface level encounters but I can’t blame you. It’s the instinctual way we try to understand this crazy world.

The TLDR version of me right now:
Organizational culture and leadership nerd
All things tech, startups, and entrepreneurship (especially SaaS)
Disruption and evolution of Higher Education
The betterment of Fraternity and Sorority Life
Design Thinking/Human Centered Design enthusiast
Conflict manager and truth teller
Authenticity, joy, love, and vulnerability seeker
Teacher, adviser, and coach of individuals and organizations in becoming the best versions of themselves
Thinker, connecter, writer, reader, and speaker

Consider this  a working document that changes consistently. I expect myself to grow and change constantly. The things I’m interested in and thinking about now are not the things I’m going to be thinking about 5 years from now. At the risk of sounding clique, life is indeed a journey. I intend to have a winding, crisscrossing, up hill, down hill, run, walk, and sprint expedition so along the way I’m confident I am …

“the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.” – Teddy Roosevelt


Virginia Triple Crown Attempt

I’ve always had buckets of ambition. Years ago I used to pour that ambition into many different projects. I’d set big goals and often not accomplish them. Or worse make a commitment to myself that I was going to take action towards accomplishing an ambitious goal only to disappoint myself when I didn’t follow through.