Single Engine Land/Rotorcraft with 750 hours PIC
Working toward IFR/Commercial/CFI… teacher at heart hoping to teach again soon
Serving sentence for sins as a child by being 3H4 Airport Authority President for over 20 years
Lived through building and flying a gyroplane (both my life and marriage)
Favorite airplane… every single one that I get a spot to sit up front!!!
17 years of banking experience
Aircraft customers are a joy to work with! I enjoy helping make their dreams come true
Married almost 30 years to husband, Myran with three wonderful children
I enjoy spending time with family, vacations and relaxing on the deck in the summer
Tell me a joke when you call me – if you can make me laugh, I’ll send you a free microfiber windshield cleaning rag
I love traveling. Always looking for an available jump seat. Preferably to the places I want to go.
President/CEO of RRSB since 1978
CFI/Commercial Pilot/Multi Engine/Seaplane/Instrument, with over 6,000 hours as PIC
AOPA/EAA/American Bonanza Society/MN Seaplane Association/Recreational Aviation Foundation member
Airport Authority Member – Hillsboro Regional Airport (3H4) & Fertile Municipal Airport (D14)
Past Board Member – North Dakota Aviation Council
Landed in 43 states, 9 Canadian provinces
Best guess at how many times he has flown to fish in Canada: 50
Best guess at how many times he has told his wife about fishing in Canada: 30
Has flown to the Arctic Circle in a 185 floatplane 4 times to camp
Random Fact: I am a certified Ice Diver.
Over 10 years Loan Officer experience
EAA/AOPA member/ MN Seaplane Association
Commercial Pilot/Seaplane/Instrument/Tail dragger, just shy of 700 hours TT as PIC
Had my share of “oh-crap” moments flying.
Engine sudden stoppage over a large lake.
Icing over another Great Lake….in the clouds.
I touched the gear switch while on the ground once. Nothing happened.
I have specifically flown at ‘high’ altitude to have passengers sleep (radio peace)
Landed in 27 different States, 28 if you include Canada, which I can see from my porch
PIC to Oshkosh 6 times (1x Bonanza, 1x Cessna 182, 2x Cherokee Six, 2x Piper J3 cub)
Favorite aircraft to fly: 1941 J3 Cub
Aircraft I will own one day: an Air Cam….with an insulated canopy. Hail MN!
Over 7 years Loan Officer experience
Private Pilot/Seaplane/High-Performance/ Complex with over 180 hours PIC
Working on Instrument Rating
Landed in 12 States and 2 Canadian Provinces
Favorite Aircraft: Amphibious Piper Super Cub PA-18-180 Wipaire 2100 Floats
Over 60 Hours logged of Canadian Wilderness Seaplane ‘recurrent training’.
I have experienced premature GPS failure in the mountains. Saved by a cell phone w/foreflight.
I catch really big fish.
Volunteer Fireman (7 years)