Happy Halloween from our Diamond Certified Expert Contributors!

by James Florence

lit jack o lanternsHappy Halloween! As we celebrate this spookiest of holidays, we’ve asked some of our Diamond Certified Expert Contributors to join in the festive fun by sharing their favorite Halloween costumes from their childhood.



Martin Vizcaino of Indoor Climate Control: “My dad is an artist, and one year he really wanted to make me up as Dracula. It wasn’t my first choice, but I said OK, and it ended up being a pretty cool costume.”





Oliver Aguirre of JK Pro Roofing, Inc.: “When I was in my 20s, I dressed up as Mr. Incredible from ‘The Incredibles.'”





Cheryl Tarik-El of We Love Small Jobs Handyman Services-Remodelers & Builders: “One year I dressed as a Hershey’s chocolate bar. I made it myself with some cardboard and even had a foil hat.”





Ryan Diaz of Bay Valley Contractors, Inc.: “A Power Ranger. That was a big show when I was growing up.”




Tom Rhoads of Roof-Life Construction: “G.I. Joe.”






Charles Irwin of Irwin Construction Kitchen and Bath: “The Greatest American Hero.”




Sam Anderson of Anderson Plumbing: “Ghostface from the movie ‘Scream.’”





David Osborn of Osborn Spray Service: “When I was in fifth grade, my mother dressed me up in a bunch of tin cans and said I was a ‘cannibal.’”




Shawn Park of T & J Painting: “Wolverine.”






Debbie Allen of Marin Convalescent & Rehabilitation Hospital: “It seems kind of weird now that I think about it, but a clown. I was a clown three different years growing up.”




Jim Rossi of Presto Pest Control, Inc.: “When I was in elementary school, I was a gangster for Halloween one year. As part of my costume, I brought a replica of a 50-caliber Tommy gun to school. At the time, I couldn’t understand why the teachers were so freaked out!”