Mr. Atkinson brings 40+ years of well rounded experience to the table. He was owner and manager of a successful three location retail and wholesale Auto Parts business in a major metropolitan location of Michigan. Continuing his entrepreneurial background in Michigan he developed an affinity for real estate as a broker that specialized in income producing properties. His corporate experience was also diverse, he was employed by Philco-Ford Corporation as a Field Service Engineer, largely maintaining and repairing Radar and Computer equipment for the U.S. Government. Further, he spent ten years as a Licensed Account Executive with major New York Stock Exchange Brokerage houses.
Mr. Atkinson earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing, with minors in Finance and Accounting. This was achieved after honorably serving in the United States Air Force.
Mr. Atkinson lives in southern Indiana with his wife Esther and they have been married for 35 years. They have four children between them and several grandchildren which they enjoy immensely.