History

 


(2009-2016) Long-Haul Flatbed Trucking (80,000 GVW)

  • Hauled International Truckload freight with gross value exceeding $1,000,000.00+ USD.
  • 400,000+ miles of safe International operation
  • Peterbilt – Kenworth – Freightliner –ย Wilson – Reitnouer – Chaparral – Flatbed – Van
  • Operated in all 48 States
  • Operated on every major Interstate Freeway
  • Operated in every Canadian Province
  • Smith System Defensive Driving Training (2014)(2015)
  • Sage Driver Training (2009)
  • Classroom and behind-the-wheel driver training
  • Flatbed Tarping
  • Mountain Driving
  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. National Guard
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • Halliburton
  • Baker Hughes
  • BNSF
  • Children’s Hospital Chicago
  • General Mills
  • GE
  • Cargill
  • La-Z-Boy
  • Walmart – Home Depot – Lowe’s

(2007-2017) 10+ Years of Full-Time RV/Trucking Experience

  • Between trucking jobs and my personal travel trucks, I have spent over 3,600 nights sleeping in vehicles.
  • Full-Time Trucking
  • Full-Time RV

(1996-2017) 21 years – 1,000,000+ Miles Driving and Mechanical Experience

  • I have personally owned, operated, maintained, modified, and repaired over 40 vehicles.
  • I have handled hundreds of customer vehicles.
  • Valet
  • Tire Tech
  • Mechanic
    • Recreational Vehicle (RV) Fabrication
    • Suspension modification
    • Bumper and Body modification
    • Wheels
    • Tires
    • Intake/Exhaust fabrication
    • Hitch and Trailer fabrication
    • Electrical
    • Audio

ย (1999-2017) Commercial Driver’s License for 18 Years

  • Sod
  • Gravel
  • Rock
  • Brick
  • Drywall
  • Steel
  • Lumber
  • Mining
  • Oilfield
  • Grain Bins
  • Elevators
  • Electric Utility
  • Street Lighting
  • Class “B” Bucket Truck
  • Class “B” Dump Truck/Skid Steer
  • Class “A” Tractor Trailer

(2010) Recognizedย Performance by Cummins Heavy Truck Diesel Engines

  • In 2010, Cummins sent 3 diesel techs out to our shop to download and analyze fuel mileage data from my truck’s computer.
  • As a driver, I was recognized for obtaining exceptional fuel economy through throttle/load management (Gross Vehicle Weight: 80,000 lbs).
  • We were setting new industry fuel consumption standards @ 8.33 mpg. (Industry average was below 6 mpg).

(2002) Associate’s Degree in Electrical Construction & Maintenance Technology

  • Dunwoody Institute Minneapolis, Minnesota (2000+ Hours Accredited)
  • 3.7 GPA
  • Donated Labor to Habitat for Humanity
  • 6,000+ hours Residential Remodel
  • 4,000+ hours Commercial Construction
  • Previously Licensed Journeyman Electrician

(2005) $4500.00 Custom Stereo System for Miami Boat Show

  • 50โ€™ Cary Fast-Boat featured in movie Miami Vice
  • Design, Purchase, Build, and Install by myself in 48 Hours!
  • 48 Hour Deadline – No sleep – No breaks
  • 100% Solo Project – 100% success for Boat Show Display!

(2005) Solo-Circumnavigated the Border States of the United States via Motorcycle

  • 2005 Suzuki SV650S
  • 2 months;ย 2 rear tires;ย 1 chain
  • 24 years old – Tent camped entire trip

Proud Grandson of a Truck Driver and WWII Veteran, Buried at Fort Snelling.

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