Executive/artistic director of the RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest and the Ottawa Folk Festival
Why I came to Ottawa: I was born here and never left.
First Ottawa job: Working a Crown and Anchor game for the Ottawa Ex at the age of 14.
My neighbourhood: The Glebe.
Most accurate Ottawa stereotype: Political junkies obsessed with The Weather Channel.
Least accurate Ottawa stereotype: Sleepy government town.
Proof I’ve made it in Ottawa: Private parking spot at the Greyhound bus station (Bluesfest is housed inside the bus station).
Five words that describe Ottawa now: Scenic, safe, energizing, green, interesting.
Five words I hope will be used to describe the city in 15 years: Scenic, safe, energizing, green, interesting.
Favourite spot: Any golf club on a sunny day.