You What?

With Bart Bunn, President Bunn Box & Bunn Inc.
Jul 6, 2020
Jeffrey Crane
You What?

Do you have a nickname? The grandchildren call me Papa – that nickname is my favorite 

Describe yourself in three words. Dealmaker, wheelman, mustache 

In what city did you grow up? Fort Wayne, Indiana 

What book has had the greatest impact on you? The Bible 

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? A truck driver like my Dad 

What is your favorite part of your job? Being around and meeting people 

What do you actually do at your job? Operations and business development 

What do you love most about Fort Wayne? It is home to most of my family and friends 

What was your first job? I pumped gas at the Texaco in Waynedale 

What is your greatest accomplishment? Building a family with my wife, Kaye 

Who is your hero? The working man 

What is your dream job? My current job (without the paperwork) 

What is your biggest pet peeve? Slow drivers in the passing lane 

Do you have a motto you live by? If so, what is it? “If you want it done, call Bunn” 

If Hollywood made a movie about your life, whom would you like to cast as you? Someone with a big heart and a big laugh 

What would you choose as your last meal? Steak and mashed potatoes 

Who would you invite to your dream dinner party (living, dead, famous, real or fictional)? My family and friends and Dale Earnhardt 

What three items would you want with you if you were stranded on a desert island (other than food and water)? Three Bunn Boxes (not really, but I need to market the product somewhere in here) 

Who would you like to see perform in concert? George Strait 

How often do you exercise? Less often than I should 

What is something nobody knows about you? My eyes have watered once or twice during a good movie 

If you could solve one major problem, what would it be? Disunity and division 

Where will you go on your next vacation? Naples, Florida 

What’s one thing you can’t live without? A driver’s license 

If you could give your 15 year-old self advice, what would it be? What you do today will determine your tomorrow 

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given? Run a business with 95% of your brain and 5% of your heart 

What is the best gift you have ever been given? Salvation 

Name one person who has inspired you in your life. My wife, Kaye 

Do you make up jokes or steal them? Yes… 

What is one important skill you think everyone should have? Empathy 

What skill would you like to master? Flying an airplane 

If you could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, what would you win a medal in? Probably nothing, but I’d love to compete as a racecar driver 

What was the last gift you gave someone? Birthday gift for my grandson, Landan 

What is the strangest thing you’ve ever eaten? Clams 

What is the most difficult thing you have ever experienced? The passing of loved ones 

Do you get up when your alarm goes off or do you hit the snooze button? I get up when my body clock alarm goes off 

How would your grade school teachers describe you? Absent 

If you participate in a sport, do you prefer it to be an individual sport or a team sport? Team 

What is the most productive time of day for you? Morning 

If you could send a message to the entire world, what would you say in 30 seconds? Love one another 

If you received enough money to never need to work again, what would you spend your time doing? I’d still spend my time working 

When was the last time you tried something new? I’m trying something new right now by answering these questions 

If you had to teach someone one thing, what would you teach? Work ethic 


What is your favorite… 

Vacation spot? Naples, Florida 

Holiday? Why? Christmas because my wife loves it and we never forget the reason for the season 

Sports team? Indianapolis Colts 

Song? Bob Segar - Turn the Page 

Drink? Sweet tea 

Candy? Payday Peanut Caramel Bar 

Pizza? Cheese pizza from Caruso’s Restaurant in Angola, Indiana 

Flower? Rose 

Season? Summer 

Movie? The Shawshank Redemption 

Downtown locale? Coney Island 

Fort Wayne feature? Three Rivers 

Fast food restaurant? Chick-Fil-A 

TV show? NFL RedZone 

Hobby? Playing golf with my boys 

Flavor of ice cream? Vanilla 

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