CEO and Founder
Glenn is the leader of the team of entrepreneurs in Big Ear. He has taken his vision from concept to implementation in various fields of expertise such as finance, transmission business, real estate, and in his own company. His two passions are to become the best father for his two sons and to promote hearing conservation awareness. Having tinnitus himself, Big Ear is an extension of his passion to help people prevent similar problems.
In 1980, he graduated from Rhema Bible College in Broken Arrow, OK. He is a scuba divemaster, pilot, author, inventor, and avid traveler. He and his wife, Kim, have been happily married since 1981.
Since he is a keen observer of people, events and surroundings, he has a passion for traveling. In particular, he enjoys cruises because he has unbroken blocks of time to read, think and plan.
Favorite book: Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
This book outlines the motivations, actions, and attitude that help create a life with purpose. Thus, success can only be achieved on purpose.
Favorite movie: Vacation (1983) starring Chevy Chase
The Hood family spent May-August in 2004 on the road doing Big Ear shows at the International Motorcycle Show circuit as well as other regional shows from coast to coast. Relating to their lives, their adventures, which served as the first real test of Big Ear’s future, remind them of that movie.
Last book read: Letters from a Self-Made Merchant by George Lorimer