Bruce Orr Vice President of Sales, Lacrosse Homes

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Where did you grow up? 

I was raised in Central New Jersey outside of Princeton, NJ. I moved to Pittsburgh, PA after I graduated high school. 

What’s your fondest childhood memory? 

I would have to say growing up in a rural part of NJ, I remember playing outside in our neighborhood and working on a cattle farm. It was very hard work for very little pay but it was extremely satisfying. When you finished your day, you knew you earned every penny. 

College mascot? 

I did my undergraduate degree at Penn State (Nittany Lion) and my graduate work at University of Pittsburgh (Panther). 

 Family pets? 

We had cats and black labs for most of my life. We only have fish now; I don’t have to let them out at 2am. 

Hobbies? 

I like to golf, fish, bike ride and play with my kids but that really isn’t a hobby.  

Favorite job as a kid? 

Working on a farm and working in a grocery store stocking shelves at night. 

Best thing about your day-to-day work? 

Hands down, the people I work with. 

 

Favorite quote? 

Not sure who said it but “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”. 

If you could have dinner with one famous person, dead or alive, who would that be and why? 

Albert Einstein. I think he was one of the most creative and interesting people of the last century and I am sure he would be fascinating to speak to on any and all topics. Plus, I understand he had a great sense of humor and did not take himself too seriously. 

Describe the Lacrosse Homes brand by comparing it to an automobile (i.e. Acura, Ford, etc.) and explain why. 

I am not sure it would be one company. I think we are like Toyota as it relates to quality and durability. We are like Tesla as it relates to energy efficiency. We are like no other car company in that we are a semi-custom home builder and work with the customer to build them their dream home.