© Guardian photo by Teresa Wright
Progressive Conservative leadership hopeful Rob Lantz chats with some of the residents of the Andrews of Stratford seniorsâ€™ facility during a campaign stop. Lantz is one of three people vying for leadership of the PC party.
Rob Lantz in a nutshell
â€¢ Born and raised in Charlottetown
â€¢ Worked for the last 16 years at DeltaWare Systems
â€¢ Served on Charlottetown city council from 2006 to 2014
â€¢ Married to Kelly, father of two school-age boys, Brodie and Ronan
With falling oil prices, weâ€™re getting a very skilled and experienced workforce returning to P.E.I., which is probably unprecedented. And if we can harness their skills and talent and experience, I think we need to view that as a big opportunity.
Something you may not know about Rob Lantz: He started a business planting trees when he was 22 years old. He employed 25 people and estimates he planted upwards of 2 million trees across P.E.I.