Born: July 6, 1953 at Tucson General Hospital.
Family: My mother and father moved out to Tucson from Michigan in 1951. I am the oldest of four children; with one brother and two sisters.
Raised: In Tucson, Arizona for whole life except for brief time in Royal Oak, Michigan from 1-2 years old.
Graduated : Catalina High School in 1971, BSBA from University of Phoenix in 1993.
Marital status: Currently married to Kathi since 1988.
Children: One son from previous marriage(deceased) and one step daughter from Kathi’s previous marriage. We are proud to be a grandparent of a grandson born Jan. 21, 2010.
Career: Retired from Hughes/Raytheon Missile Systems in 2008 after 34 years(1974-2008) of service. Served the last 10 years as the Production Value Stream Manager for one of the largest Navy missile programs.
Currently teaching part-time as an adjunct faculty instructor in the Logistics Program at Pima College; 2009-Present.
Other activities/hobbies: Spending time with our grandson who lives with our daughter and husband in Pinetop, Az. We also enjoy our summer home in Pinetop when the weather is hot in Tucson. We like to do fishing, golfing, and playing “wally-ball” while there. It also keeps us busy with many improvement projects.
I enjoy auto restoration on my 1964 Studebaker Hawk and working on other building projects in my garage and around the house.
Kathi and I also enjoy shopping at antique stores, attending car shows, occasional golfing, target shooting, family get-togethers, and traveling.
My brother is in the retail car business and I help him with trips to the Phoenix auctions, remodeling/maintenance of his facility, and light mechanical repairs on his inventory of cars and trucks.