Meet The Guys
Known as Indianapolis gardening guru Dick Crum, or "Dr. Dirt", Dick was the longtime horticultural educator with the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service in Indianapolis who retired in 1997. But since then, he stayed busier than ever, dispensing more than 40 years of gardening knowledge to Indianapolis residents.
Pat Sullivan is the man to ask when you need to clean your deck, repair your plumbing, or install a new floor. He is the guru of home improvement and the co-host (along with Dick Crum) of the Home and Garden show, Saturdays from 9-1.
Pat's "other job" is as the President of Sullivan's Hardware, a chain of family owned stores in Indianapolis. Pat's father opened the first store at 71st and Keystone in 1954, so Pat literally grew up in the hardware business. Pat took over the reins of the business when his father retired in 1989.
Denny Smith is a third-generation master plumber who grew up in the shadows of the Indianapolis 500 in Speedway, Indiana.
Denny managed plumbing operations in several states with annual sales in excess of $120 million. After his eventual retirement in 2002 from plumbing, he recognized that the opportunity to open The Mutual Fund Store in Indianapolis.
Denny has been a part of WIBC since 2003. His shows include Investing Sense, The Denny Smith Show, The Mutual Fund Show, and the beloved Home & Garden Show with Pat Sullivan and Dick Crum.