On becoming the President and CEO of the CAC:
"The board was starting to do a search because Nick Bockwinkel, his dementia was starting to get bad. This was right after the 49th reunion. Karl Lauer, who was the CEO then, and a couple of the board members approached me and asked me if I would be interested in the position. They explained the position. When I heard how much the pay was, I couldn't resist. (laughs)"
On why he took the job knowing it did not offer any pay:
"I have such a passion for my colleagues and those that I worked with... And even those that I didn't even work with. Those guys that were in the business that really paved the way for me and those guys that are entertaining me now. You know, I still wrestle. It is amazing. They love the legends and you get a lot of respect from the young guys. It is just a good feeling when you do something from your brethren when they're down on their luck financially. We've given away hundreds of thousands of dollars since I've been President and CEO. It is very rewarding. All board members, not just myself, work tirelessly for the gratitude we get. There is no money that we get paid. One of the unique things about the CAC that compelled me to put so much of my time and effort into the organization is that every dime, with the exception of hard costs, goes to help the colleagues that have fallen on difficult financial times. We don't really mention names unless the people want us to because they enjoyed the help that they received from the CAC. People like "Mr. Wonderful" Paul Orndorff, Kamala who we are helping quite often as he's got diabetes and has lost both legs from the knees down - Oh gosh, poor guy. So many others, Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, Jerry Gray... So many others that I can't mention."