I am a proud hunter and conservationist. Not only have I dedicated most of my career to the conservation space, hunting, fishing and the outdoors are part of my DNA.
I began my journey as a conservationist at the age of 5, when my father first took me deer hunting. In the years that followed, I became a passionate waterfowl, deer and turkey hunter. I learned many values and countless lessons in the field. Sometimes with my Dad. Sometimes alone. Sometimes with friends. But always with God.
As a father with two sons of my own, I strive to pass down the lessons and traditions that I learned as a kid. It’s a blessing to have that opportunity and I treasure every moment we share in a blind or on the water.
Finally, I’m proud to work for Ducks Unlimited, which is the world leader in wetlands and waterfowl conservation. They make the world a better place for people and hundreds of species of wildlife and I’m lucky to be a part of it.
There’s no better hunting experience in the world than watching the thrill on your kid’s face when they harvest their first deer. On Saturday, Parker took his first shot at a whitetail and completely missed. Buck fever kicked in and the shakes got the better of him (a feeling I know all too well). He…