Friday, December 17, 2010

THE INTERVIEW


Getting to know…..C. L. “Lindy” Hulse

This is a new segment that we will be doing here on Village View Post. "The Interview" will be with ordinary Belizeans that have achieved extraordinary things at home and abroad in an effort to make our community and the world a better place. Today we celebrate the contributions of Clarence L. Hulse to the United States of America and to Belize. We hope to motivate others to follow in service to humanity.

Q: Where are you from or where were you born?

A: Born in San Ignacio, Cayo-teenage years in Maskall Village, Belize District

Q: What made you leave Belize?

A: Opportunity to further my education at university level.

Q: What was your childhood like growing up in Belize?

A: Great memories, hunting, fishing, playing soccer and family gatherings

Q: Did you go to high school in Belize?

A: Yes-Kings College, Belize District

Q: What is your most memorable moment in high school?

A: Playing the role of Robin Hood in musical production.

Q: Can you tell me about your career journey in America?

A: Very rewarding personally and professionally-able to achieve most of my goals to
date and always seeking new challenges-have held a number of senior management
positions managing millions of dollars, large staff and complex projects.

Q: What about your family, are they still in Belize?

A: Parents and some siblings still in Belize and other siblings and family scattered in
USA/Europe/Caribbean.

Q: What is your proudest professional accomplishment?

A: Winner of 1999 National Economic Development Award-Outstanding New
Developer of the Year for creating 15,000 new jobs over 5 years.

Q: What do you do for fun there in Jeffersonville, Indiana?

A: Golf, reading, live music events, opera and theater, travel

Q: List a principle you live by?

A: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

Q: If you could describe yourself at most in three sentences, how would you go about
doing so?

A: A go-getter and very persistent in accomplishing goals and objectives…
Able to use the art of diplomacy and comprise to move an agenda forward…
Passionate about living life and my causes…

Q: What other things about you that we don’t know about?

A: Proud divorced father of two teenage children whom I try to see at every available
opportunity as we live in different states. Enjoying them and watching them grow up to be productive members of society.

Clarence L. Hulse is currently the Director of Economic Development for the City
of Jeffersonville Indiana and has an extensive background in community economic
development, planning and real estate development. In the past, he has held senior
management positions in the public and private sectors and oversaw numerous multi-
million dollar projects. He is hoping to return to the “Jewel” and be an asset to its future development.


To learn more about Mr. Hulse please click here: http://www.bizjournals.com/louisville/print-edition/2010/11/19/jeffersonvilles-clarence-hulse-wants.html

3 comments:

Becky said...

Awesome article Linda!!! Love reading about accomplished Belizeans.

Cherry said...

Great segment for your blog. It's really refreshing to see the smart and Hardworking belizeans that is making a difference. Really excited that he is thinking about returning home to share his accomplishments.
Congratulations Clarence, keep up the good work.

Fermin Herrera said...

It is good to see a Belizean accomplish so much on their own and will return to their country to contribute to its advancement, this does not happen often enough!!!!!!!!