Born during the “Baby Boomer” generation in an industrial city on the East side of the Mississippi River N.E. of St. Louis, Missouri .
Graduated from H.S. with a major in vocational Machine Shop. Later earned an Associate of Science Degree and joined a national honor fraternity.
Worked as a Steelworker for several years. Presently self employed as a salesperson for two family owned companies providing gearbox repairs and machine work for heavy industry.
Owner of a commercial woodshop making “one-of-a-kind pieces” and refurbishing antique furniture for customers.
Participated as a student driver in the The Richard Petty Driving Experiences on Indy Brickyard, Daytona, and Talladega Tracks.
Enjoy parasailing, flying in gyroplanes and gliders.
Going through school did not like English classes and the English teachers did not like me.