Current hometown: Mount Dora.
Occupation: President, Optimus Solar, Mount Dora.
My first job: Tennis racket stringer—“The Racketman.”
Greatest career accomplishment: Bringing hot water and renovated teacher houses to a boarding school in rural Eastern Cape, South Africa.
Business philosophy: Transparency, honesty, professionalism. Serve others generously.
Leader I admire: Abraham Lincoln.
Away from the job, I enjoy: Cycling alongside my wife with our 2-year-old son in tow. Working on land conservation projects.
Hidden talent: I am a 4-handicap in golf.
Pet peeve: Tardiness.