Walt was born and raised in New Jersey and is therefore a Yankee, NY Giants and Knicks fan. Walt has worked at KIWA since 1972 starting as a salesman upon graduating from Northwestern College. Walt married Laurie (Bruggom) Pruiksma in 1971 and had two daughters – Erin Whitcanack and Katie Pruiksma. So far, Walt has been blessed with two grandkids, Tyler and Parker Whitcanack. Walt and his family are members of the Sheldon United Methodist Church.
When not at KIWA Walt is Director of Sheldon’s Emergency Management Agency
Movie – The Godfather, The Revenant, Jersey Boys
Favorite Rock Performers – Beatles, Rolling Stones and Wayne Barahona performing Mr. Roboto by Styx
Country Music – Jennifer Nettles
Hobbies – Walleye fishing in northern Minnesota, the shooting sports and long strolls on the beach at sunset (just kidding)