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CEO/President/Owner of Newtown Building Supplies, Inc.
Are you an alumnus of
No, but I was recruited by the ODU Wrestling
Program and almost went. Kind of wish I did as I look back over the
What is your favorite memory of ODU
Being recruited for Wrestling and watching
basketball at Scope.
Why do you support ODU athletics and its
ODU and myself seem to be experiencing a special
time together as we both grow and are reinventing ourselves. It all
started about when football was getting up and running and my
friend D.C. Auman "The Mayor of Hot Tuna," called me and said Jena
Virga and some people from ODU are coming to The Tuna to talk to
guys about Season Football Tickets and I was in after that evening
as a relationship with ODU was launched. Then a couple of years
later, Karen and I went to Bob Walker and Carlton Bennett's
function for the presenation of the Practice Facility Campaign and
I said then to myself, I like how ODU rolls and their people go
about the business side of the relationship. They are very serious,
respect the ODU brand, but make it fun and enjoyable and you feel
part of something. It has really afforded me the opportunity to
meet a lot of people, rekindling old relationships and starting new
ones, especially as it relates to the building supply business - www.newtownbuildingsupplies.com.
ODU has played a big part for me.
What do you like most about ODU as a
Long term vision for students and
athletics and how it fits into the Hampton Roads Region.
What makes you the most proud of ODU?
The success ODU is
experiencing. Ironically, my favorite saying is "The Road to
Success is Always Under Construction."
If you could describe ODU in one word, what word would
Is there anything else you would like to tell us about
Love being part of something that has a future!
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