Hal Slager is a Commercial Real Estate Professional, CPA, and Member of the Indiana House of Representatives. Hal was elected to the Indiana House of Representatives in 2012, served on the Schererville (IN) Town Council from 2003-2012, and attended Butler University. In this interview, Hal shares the story of his career in sales, accounting and commercial/residential real estate, including the critical lessons he learned along the way.
3:00-9:00: Hal dives into his educational background, his experience as a CPA, and how he started his real estate journey.
9:00-19:00: Hal highlights key relationship skills he learned in real estate and the difference between commercial and residential residents.
19:00-39:00: Hal describes what it was like to jump into the family business as a sales representative, lessons he learned in the industry, and how we are all a sum of our experiences.
39:00-54:00: Hal talks about his start in politics, what politics are like behind the scenes, and some of the key issues he aims to solve.
54:00-1:20:00: Hal talks about improving himself as a politician, how COVID impacted the legislation processes, and the specific bills he is fighting for in the healthcare realm.
1:20:00: To end the show, Hal talks about how his career in sales/real estate/politics has made him a better person, as well as how he wants to be remembered.