- A retired Electronics Engineer who did research and development in interoperability of Command-and-Control and weapon systems for the US Army, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, allied and coalition nations.
- Served on President George H.W. Bush's Counternarcotics Science and Technology Committee (STC) as the architect of the plan called for in Public Law 100-690, The Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, in Section 6163 for the "Use of Existing Federal Research and Development Facilities for Civilian Law Enforcement".
- The author of numerous documents and manuals for the US Army, Joint Chief of Staff and other US Services.
- Chaired the Army/Joint Services Committee that specified the tactical radio communications protocol for the US Army which was subsequently adopted by the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, allied and coalition nations and NATO C3I.
- Coordinator and Project Manager on cooperative efforts with the United States and Australia, Canada, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Israel, Korea, New Zealand and the United Kingdom
- Has an MBA from the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce of the University of Pennsylvania
- Has taken doctoral training at Princeton University and George Mason University.
- A 32 degree Mason and a Shriner
- A former Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in Pennsylvania and New Jersey
- Chairman of the Westgate CERT Committee of Indian Spring, Florida
- Incident Commander of the Westgate CERT Incident Command Post
- CERT point of contact for Westgate to the Palm Beach County Emergency Operations Center
- Certified Emergency Communicator (EmComm Operator) with the Palm Beach County Division of Emergency Management
- Has been the Network Manager and Assistant Emergency Coordinator for the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) for southern PalmBeach County
- Married, a father of three and grandfather of three
- A year-round resident of Palm Beach County Florida