*Born and raised in Cleveland, OH
*Married to Cherie for 25 years
*3 children – Emma (20), Noah (18), Noel (15) plus, a Chihuahua Rat Terrier, 2 Green Cheek Conures, and 5 Bantam Chickens
*Have been involved in non-profit management for 15 years, all at The Salvation Army – Painesville, OH, Lakeland, FL, Akron, OH, Sheboygan, WI
*Additional work experience as an elementary school teacher and a science/reading teacher at a juvenile prison. Also worked in the amusement industry – water park/hard rides operations for over 10 years in OH and CA. Appeared in an episode of “The Bachelor” while working in CA and lived across the street from famed sports celebrity John Madden.
*Sunsetted position with Sheboygan Salvation Army in June 2019 due to children’s wishes of remaining in Sheboygan to avoid transfer. They love Sheboygan and the friends they have made here!
*Started with Family Service Association in late December 2019 and quickly hit the ground running preparing to be certified by the NFCC (National Foundation for Credit Counseling).
*Humbly promoted to Assistant Executive Director in April and assumed the mantle of leadership as Executive Director on July 1
*Member of the Early Bird Rotary