Job title: Publisher
Company: Builder + Architect Magazine
Location of Headquarters: Hull, MA
Years with Current Company: 25 Years
Years as a BRAGB Member: 25 years
Birthplace/Hometown: Alexandria, KY
Family: Daughter: Leslie Jones and Granddaughter, Heather Graham
College Attended: University of Cincinnati
First Job Unrelated to Field: General Electric
First Job in Current Field: Publisher
How Did You Get Into the Business: I worked with the owner for 22 years with World Book Encyclopedia. When everything went digital we all started publishing B+A magazine. I’ve known and worked with the same group for 45 years.
What's Your Company's Newest or Most Noteworthy Product or Service: That would be difficult since I’ve kept the same loyal builders, architects, subs and suppliers for 25 years. My last issue was Douglas A. King Builders, who I’ve featured 7 times. He’s a true friend. I’ve stayed friends with almost everyone for 25 years.
Service: Helping communicate the importance of being a member of the BRAGB Association.
Keys to Success: Always Honest and Loyal to everyone I do business with. Persistent because I know everyone wins.
If You Had to Choose a Different Profession, What Would It Be: Photography
Are You Involved In Any Other Organizations Besides BRAGB: IFDA, BSA, ASIA, NARI, North East Lumber Association, Classic Architecture, North East Builders Association, Cape & Islands Builders Association. All community events.
What's Something Most People Don't Know About You: I’m shy!
Hobbies: Play Piano, Sing, Golf, Tennis, boating, fishing, traveling, and gardening.
Favorite TV Show Currently on the Air: One America News
Favorite Sports Team: Celtics
Favorite Musical: Phantom of the Opera