Get to Know Little Chicago Clothing Co.
Meet Greg Eibel, Co-founder, Co-owner, and Business Manager of Little Chicago Clothing Co. A man of many talents – Greg is also a committed 7th and 8th grade Social Studies teacher at Faircrest Middle School, in the Canton Local School District. He will be starting his 18th year of teaching this August. Greg has a passion for helping his students reach their potential and showing them that history is fun!
Greg loves to give back to the community he grew up in, which is one of the reasons for the creation of Little Chicago Clothing Co. He hopes that through his work with Little Chicago, he can shine a light on how awesome Downtown Canton has become. In addition to teaching, Greg also works on his family's farm is East Sparta. When he has a free moment, he enjoys spending time with his family, pets, traveling, and playing golf.
Ten questions with Greg Eibel..
Q1: Where are you from?
I am from East Sparta, OH
Q2: How long have you been with LCCC and what position do you hold?
3 years Owner / Founding Partner / Business Manager
Q3: What is your favorite part about working at LCCC?
I like helping people show their pride in Ohio and/or their community. I also like being able to use LCCC as a means to give back to our community.
Q4: Do you do anything outside of LCCC?
I'm a 7th and 8th grade Social Studies teacher by day. I also work at my family's farm, golf occasionally, and travel. I coached football and track for 16 years. I also enjoy reading and exercising.
Q5: Why did you decide to do the work you are doing now?
I want to help kids reach their potential. I enjoy seeing kids accomplish things that they didn't think were possible. Furthermore, I want to help build the self esteem of all my students.
Q6: What was the first concert you ever attended?
My first concert was Brooks and Dunn at Blossom.
Q7: Something you can't leave the house without?
Clothes - those are definitely important!
Q8: What book or movie has had the greatest influence on your life?
Two Books: Lead for God's Sake by Todd Gongwer and Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell.
Q9: What is something that never fails to make you laugh?
Hands down - Will Ferrell movies.
Q10: You are running super late to a meeting. You didn't have time to eat before so you have to go through a drive thru restaurant on the way. What drive thru do you choose? What do you order?
Wendy's chicken nuggets with honey mustard, a junior bacon cheeseburger, and a small coke.
We hope you enjoyed learning a little more about our team! Be on the lookout for more posts within this series!