© Guardian photo by Teresa Wright
Progressive Conservative leadership hopeful Rob Lantz chats with some of the residents of the Andrews of Stratford seniors‚Äô facility during a campaign stop. Lantz is one of three people vying for leadership of the PC party.
Rob Lantz in a nutshell
‚ÄĘ Born and raised in Charlottetown
‚ÄĘ Worked for the last 16 years at DeltaWare Systems
‚ÄĘ Served on Charlottetown city council from 2006 to 2014
‚ÄĘ Married to Kelly, father of two school-age boys, Brodie and Ronan
With falling oil prices, we‚Äôre 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.