Where did you grow up?
I am proud to say that I was born and raised in Chatham.
What was your first job?
Like most people that grew up in Chatham-Kent, my first job was corn-detasseling. I also started cutting lawns in my neighbourhood.
What is your favourite Chatham-Kent pastime?
My favourite Chatham-Kent pastime is golfing with friends and family. Going for walks near the lakes with my wife and dog is something I enjoy doing as well.
What is your favourite season?
It has to be a tie between spring, summer, and fall! Any time of the year I can go out and enjoy our beautiful county and warm weather is a great time of the year.
Name an experience that has positively motivated you.
Naming a single experience that has motivated me is difficult. Every time I meet someone new in the community motivates me. Being a physiotherapist and owning a multi-disciplinary clinic, meeting new people in Chatham-Kent and learning how my team and I can better the health and wellness of the community is exciting and great motivation.
What did you do after high school?
After completing high school at Ursuline College, I completed my Bachelor of Human Kinetics degree at the University of Windsor. Afterwards, I attended the University of Western Ontario to obtain my Masters of Physical Therapy degree.
What are you doing now?
Currently, I am a physiotherapist and the owner of Peach Physiotherapy & Wellness Centre in Chatham. As a physiotherapist, I have continued to further my education in manual therapies, concussion management, acupuncture, radial shockwave therapy, myofascial release techniques, and therapeutic exercise prescription.
Why live in Chatham-Kent?
Chatham-Kent is a great place to live because of its great people, it is a great place to raise a family, our proximity to beautiful lakes and beaches, and its untapped potential. Chatham-Kent has a bright future and it is exciting to be a part of it!