Detailer at Courtesy Motors, Dodge, Nissan in Altoona, PA. I headed back to the Greater Altoona Career & Tech Center to study auto mechanics in 1999.
With new-found education in hand, I began my career as a Ford Service Technician at Bedford Ford Lincoln Mercury in Bedford, Pennsylvania in 2001. Relocating to Columbia, Missouri in 2003 sent me to Joe Machens Ford Lincoln Mercury. Life brought me to Athens, Georgia in 2009, where I now work in Fleet Maintenance at the University of Georgia.
Altoona, Pennsylvania will always be "home" regardless of where I physically reside. However, northern Georgia's awesome weather made me realize just how much I have grown to really not like snow and cold. It hardly snows here. And what falls doesn't stick. I can wear shorts in December. I can drive with the top down in December. I can wear shorts AND drive with the top down at the same time in December.