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Five Things
About Five Things




About Robert Ford
Glumangate
                                                   }
                    Chesterfield
‘Chester’ = Roman        ...
Oldest Market in England *
Close to Sherwood Forest,
Legendary Home of Robin Hood
Robert Stephenson
Father of the ‘modern’ steam locomotive
   Lived, Died & Buried in Chesterfield
St. Lawrence Church
  North Wingfield
Something to smile about
The
Ford
Boys
A happy childhood
(but not too sure about the monkey)
My daughter, Hannah
My wife, Riza
So perfect for me, I (accidentally)
        married her twice
First, I wanted to be
    an astronaut
Astronaut
My first career
                     OR
 dilemma:
                   Hippy?
Next, I wanted to be a teacher
Closely followed by scientist
Career
dilemma
    #2:




Scientist
   OR
 Actor?
“I just want to say
one word to you --      “Plastics”
  just one word”
                      Computers
Solving business problems using
Information Technology (IT) led me
 to become fascinated by business
In 1995, I heeded
     the call:

“Go West, Young
     Man”
Corporate America taught me a lot, but at
times it felt like I was going around in circles
I love food
I love to experience new places
I love to read (and write)
I love music
(particularly live music)
I’m passionate about giving back…




… and putting smiles on faces like these.
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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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