Qualifications

Personal

  • Married to Carol Russell
  • Sons: Dustin, Tyler and Kyle
  • Daughter: Brittney
  • Four Grandchildren
  • Lived in Lancaster for 58 years
  • Lancaster High School Graduate
  • Attended Brunswick Management School
  • Current Managing Partner …. Tiki Bowling lanes (27 years)

Service to My Community

  • Served on Lancaster City Council 2008 & 2009, committees, Finance, IT and Chairman of Public Works
  • Past president of Fairfield County Charity Newsies
  • Vice president of Fairfield Industries Board
  • Trustee of Cordle Cares Foundation
  • Served as President of the Southeastern Ohio Bowling Porietors for eight years and also served as Secretary Treasure
  • Served on the Board of the Ohio Bowling Council for eighteen years thus far, including eight years as president
  • Served on the Lancaster Soap Box Derby Board for 10 years

Other Community Involvement

  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake (25 years)
  • Earth Angels
  • Special Wish Foundation
  • Strike out for Breast Cancer Bowling event
  • Hope for Haley event
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis event
  • Special Olympics
  • Member of the Chamber of Commerce,Heart Association, and United Way
  • Sponsored four high schools when “High School Bowling” first started up
  • Went with Ken Culver, John Zekas, Harry Hiles to Piqua to meet with their city leaders on how a successful 10 year plan was put into effect
  • Brought to Lancaster numerous state and national bowling events, thus creating an economic impact for the community in terms of money spent at hotels, on food, and shopping
  • Was the person that brought L & P Vending to Lancaster.  L & P Vending now employees 15 people in a new building located near R N Smith

Accolades

  • The Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons of Ohio, Grand Masters Community Service Award
  • Daughters of the American Revolution, Community Service Award
  • Fairfield County DD Celebration of Possibilities, Community Commitment Award
  • Fairfield Center for Disabilities, Delores Carlisle Award…Commitment to helping individuals with special needs in our community
  • Bowling Proprietors Association of America, Commitment Award for community involvement with his bowling center
  • Phil Mackie Commitment Award, for Big Brother Big Sister Bowling Event and commitment to our community