Born in San Diego, California in 1954. U.S. Army Infantry Officer and Military Intelligence Officer, US Army, retired in 1998 as Lieutenant Colonel. Currently serving as U.S. Army Reserve Ambassador for Arizona, helping soldiers and families in need. As member of The Huachucans, annually planned and orchestrated the largest fund-raising Pro-Am golf tournaments supporting Sierra Vista area youth organizations. As Life Member and Region President of the Association of US Army, raised over $20,000 for family readiness groups, Chaplain’s Fund, veterans organizations, and local soldiers and veterans. As member and Board Member of the Greater Sierra Vista Chamber of Commerce, Military Affairs Committee, organized fund raising activities to assist military families and veterans. As member and National Board member, Military Intelligence Corps Association, raised funds for scholarships for soldiers.