Fun FAQ with Our Founder

Q: What is your favorite movie?
A: The Big Lebowski that is a funny movie! My second favorite movie is the Blues Brothers. It’s the only reason I shop at Pier One. It's important to point out that my favorite actor is Viggo Mortensen. I want to be as cool as he is when I grow up.

Q: Favorite Band?
A: Dave Mathew's Band. I love their concerts. I do love the Rolling Stones. Can you believe they are still going?

Q: What’s the first thing you think of when you wake up?
A: Why is my alarm clock going off?

Q: Who do you look up to in the business world?
A: Yvon Chouinard and Richard Branson both are adventure seekers and they both wrote books which helps. I look up to local entrepreneurs as well and I’m constantly picking apart their minds.

Q: Who would play you in a movie of your life?
A: Adrian Brody. Brody kind of looks like me. Doesn’t he? Maybe? Come on, give it to me!

Q: What brings you happiness?
A: Doing things that people said could not be done. People told me that a company couldn’t succeed being socially and environmentally responsible company. There is a lot of greed out there but all I want to do is change the world. Again, many feel that cannot be done but I will try.

Q: What makes you laugh?
A: I’m lucky I laugh all the time. I really love a good joke! I really subscribe to the theory that laughter is good for the mind and soul.

Q: What about the marathons that you participate in?
A: They hurt! I usually have a mental breakdown the last few miles and start focusing on running. In my head I’m saying, “Left foot. Right foot.” It’s very Zen like and truly helps me. But the crowds are always amazing and their enthusiasm always carries me to the finish line. I highly recommend it to anyone.

Q: What motivates you to carry on?
A: The love of trying to make a difference in this world while bringing attention to the environmental crisis that we are facing as a planet. I won’t stop until I drop for sure.

Q: What do you fear?
A: I fear illness because it is something that we cannot control.

Q: How you describe Stickboy Coffee?
A: An innovate company with a great product and consumer service to match!