My Story


My Personal Side

  • Born in Hamilton On Living in Burlington On
  • Moved to Windsor in 1986 then to Gravenhurst in 1991 where we presently reside
  • Married to my wife of 34 years Patti
  • I have two beautiful daughters Ashley and Courtney 
  • Welcomed Ashley's husband into the family in Sept 2010 and then our beautiful granddaughter Rachel in Feb 2012
  • Active in fitness completing the Tough Mudder in Sept 2013
  • Enjoy theater arts the outdoors and my greatest love golf
  • Courtney now resides in Castlegar B.C.

My Professional Side

  • My wife Patti and I have been Tim Horton restaurant owners since 1986 
  • l have sat on numerous boards from golf clubs to chamber of commerce to Muskoka Tourism Chaired many fund raisers 
  • Served on the Gravenhurst Fire Dept. Retiring as Training Officer
  • Spent 5 years as a seconded instructor at the Ontario Fire College 
  • Graduate of the Ontario Fire College 
  • Valedictorian of the 1996 graduating class
  • Current councilor and Deputy Mayor for the 2014 -2018 term as well as serving as councilor and Deputy Mayor for the 2010-2014 term
  • My career as crossed many paths and people l am thankful for the experiences and the people l have met who have influenced me throughout the journey in a personnel and professional manner

My Passionate Side

  • My Family from my wife to my children and granddaughter as well as my dogs Abby and Molly
  • Truth, Honesty, Commitment 
  • Three words l use as measuring stones are Compassion, Courage, Integrity
  • l am passionate about people and those who strive to make the world a better place without reward
  • l am passionate about my community and all it has to offer what a wonderful place to raise a family

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