20 under 40: Will Pope
Name: Will Pope
City of residence: La Salle, Jackson County
Family: Wife, Katherine Pope; two children, Caroline, 17, Carter, 13
Occupation/Business name: Owner of WP Construction
Why he was nominated: Sincere. Dedicated. Hardworking. These are the words friends, family and customers use to describe Will Pope. Pope is well known for his successful construction business, which he started with only $1,000 and a dream. With a repertoire of skillfully constructed metal buildings, churches and custom homes, Pope has gained respect around the Crossroads. His dedication to his family and charitable endeavors also make him worthy of being named in The Advocate's 20 under 40 contest.
What does success look like to you? Success to me is finding the right ratio between family/personal life and work endeavors. You cannot be successful without either one, but you should never be content with the level of success you have with either one.