"Providing hope to those without much to hope for"
Kevin has been nominated as an Everyday Hero as a part of the very first Everyday Hero series honoring the Riverside Weekday Evening Primary team.
What does mental health mean to you?
“To me mental health is like trying solve a Rubik’s cube while wearing a blindfold and mittens. At times it seems impossible and is daunting, but with time, patience, and perseverance anything is possible.”
If you could have any career you wanted (talent, education not required), what would it be and why?
“My career would be as a FBI profiler. This is a field I have always been fascinated with and enjoy learning about what makes criminals tick.”
What is your favorite thing to do this time of year?
“Spend time with my kids.”
What is the best compliment you’ve ever received?
“My son did not like you for a long time, but your dedication and no nonsense approach is invaluable.”
– Quote from the Mother of a past resident,
Name three people in history (dead or alive) with whom you would want to sit down to dinner.
- Chris Kyle
- Carlos Hathcock
- Chuck Mawhinney
Tell us a fun fact that you're proud of.
“Conducted over 250 combat route clearance missions in Afghanistan.”
What is the earliest memory you have of life in Northwestern Wisconsin?
“Visiting my Grandparents in Webb Lake with my two cousins and drinking root beer floats on their screened in porch, as we watched the deer in the yard.”
What would the title of your autobiography be?
“Lost and Found”
If you could send one message to someone struggling with their mental health out in the world, what would it be?
“There is no ‘magic pill,’ change comes from within.”
Finally, do you have a favorite quote or saying you'd like to share?