Eric Berube is the manager at the Tractor Supply Company in Milton.
Q: What brought you to Santa Rosa County?
A: Born in Pensacola, so I’m a local yocal boy.
Q: What fictional character would you say you are the most like?
A: Baloo the bear from the Jungle Book
Q: What was your most embarrassing moment you now laugh about?
A: While dating my future bride, I was showing off on the exercise bike when the leg on it broke. Dumping me on the floor on my rear end. We both laughed about it.
Q: Name three things you will always have in your refrigerator.
A: Milk, sweet tea and strawberry jelly
Q: What would we hear on the radio during a road trip when you started your car or truck?
A: Probably P.B.R. I like public radio for news, helpful hints and stories.
Q: What is the last book you read?
A: Disney’s Management System
Q: Which would you enjoy more: dinner and a movie, ball game or a good book?
A: Ball game, watching the grandkids play
Q: Where would your ideal vacation spot be?
A: On the beach
Q: Who, living or dead, has been the biggest influence on you, and why?
A: My parents—both are tough, but fair and honest, always there for me. I love them.
Q: What is your greatest personal accomplishment?
A: Getting my Tractor Supply Company store in my hometown. Took nearly seven years, but I did it!
Q: If you could talk to any historical figure over dinner, who would it be and why?
A: Thomas Jefferson. He was a great thinker, a man ahead of his time in many ways and a great American.