Occupation: Customer service manager and BoxFit instructor at theGYMkc
Tell us about Fight Club KC: We are a local, grassroots anti-bullying campaign.
Hometown: Springfield, Massachusetts
Current neighborhood: Rosedale
Who or what is your sidekick? My nephews and my gal
What career would you choose in an alternate reality? Greeter in heaven
What was the last local restaurant you patronized? Mi Ranchito
Where do you drink? Don’t drink.
What’s your favorite charity? Susan G. Komen. My mom is a breast-cancer survivor. My kid sister is a cancer survivor, too.
Favorite place to spend your paycheck: On my bills. Strange but true.
What local phenomenon do you think is overrated? None. I enjoy them all.
Where do you like to take out-of-town guests? River Market, Plaza, Union Station
Finish this sentence: “Other than the Kauffman Center, Kansas City got it right when ... ” They revitalized downtown and the River Market.
“Kansas City screwed up when it ... ” Did not put in commuter rail.
“Kansas City needs ... ” Commuter rail.
“People might be surprised to know that I ... ” Am a sneaker freak. Love my kicks!
“On my day off, I like to ... ” Rest and recover from my CRAZY schedule and hang with my gal.
“In five years, I’ll be ... ” That’s up to God.
What TV show do you make sure you watch? NESN (New England Sports Network)
____ take(s) up a lot of space in my iTunes: Nothing. Don’t have iTunes. I listen to satellite radio.
What movie do you watch at least once a year? Halloween. The original.
What local tradition do you take part in every year? Making my mom’s New England clam chowder for my friends. From scratch.
Celebrity you’d like to ride the Mamba with at Worlds of Fun: Irish Micky Ward
Person or thing you find really irritating at this moment? Nothing to mention. Life is BEAUTIFUL!
What subscription — print, digital, etc. — do you value most? Men’s Health and The Pitch.
Last book you read: The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren
Favorite day trip: Parkville and Weston
What is your most embarrassing dating moment? Wouldn’t you like to know?
Interesting brush with the law? Several. I was a real punk when I was younger.
Describe a recent triumph: Every day I remain clean, sober and a productive, positive member of society is a triumph.
The autumn session of Fight Club KC begins October 7 and meets Sundays from 3 to 4:45 p.m. at theGYMkc’s midtown location. Fight Club is holding a garage-sale fundraiser for boxing equipment 7 a.m.—noon Saturday, September 29, at 625—27 East Armour Boulevard. For more information, see Facebook.com/FightClubKC.