Tell us about your business or the work you do.

I run Illumination Fireworks, a fireworks and special effects company, and Ultimate Confetti, which is a division of Illumination Fireworks.  Ultimate is the go to place for everything that is confetti, we sell Nationally and Internationally via our website.    We are based in Carrollton Texas. 

How long have you been a NACE member? On the board?

I believe I have been a member for 15 years??  On the board for 6.

What is your personal motto?

I find that I say “Onward and Upward” often, just trying to focus on the positive and what is next. 

What is your guilty pleasure?


Which actor or actress would play you in the movie about your life?

I would love it if either Jennifer Gardner or Jennifer Lawrence would play me, not because their name is Jennifer :). They could portray me as a tall bad-ass.   

What does true leadership mean to you?

Communication and leading by example

What is in the trunk of your car right now?

Bottled Water, you never know when you might be thirsty.