Five Things About Five Things About Robert Ford

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  • Five Things About Five Things About Robert Ford

    1. 1. Five Things About Five Things About Robert Ford
    2. 2. Glumangate } Chesterfield ‘Chester’ = Roman Knifsmithgate Viking England Saltergate
    3. 3. Oldest Market in England *
    4. 4. Close to Sherwood Forest, Legendary Home of Robin Hood
    5. 5. Robert Stephenson Father of the ‘modern’ steam locomotive Lived, Died & Buried in Chesterfield
    6. 6. St. Lawrence Church North Wingfield
    7. 7. Something to smile about
    8. 8. The Ford Boys
    9. 9. A happy childhood (but not too sure about the monkey)
    10. 10. My daughter, Hannah
    11. 11. My wife, Riza So perfect for me, I (accidentally) married her twice
    12. 12. First, I wanted to be an astronaut
    13. 13. Astronaut My first career OR dilemma: Hippy?
    14. 14. Next, I wanted to be a teacher
    15. 15. Closely followed by scientist
    16. 16. Career dilemma #2: Scientist OR Actor?
    17. 17. “I just want to say one word to you -- “Plastics” just one word” Computers
    18. 18. Solving business problems using Information Technology (IT) led me to become fascinated by business
    19. 19. In 1995, I heeded the call: “Go West, Young Man”
    20. 20. Corporate America taught me a lot, but at times it felt like I was going around in circles
    21. 21. I love food
    22. 22. I love to experience new places
    23. 23. I love to read (and write)
    24. 24. I love music (particularly live music)
    25. 25. I’m passionate about giving back… … and putting smiles on faces like these.

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