Born and raised in Pinellas County, FL and has been married to Diane for more than 39 years. Has 3 adult children, two sons and one daughter. Spent 33 years in the Aerospace Industry and has 30 plus years’ experience teaching Bible classes and working with youth. Also served many years as a volunteer, tutor, and mentor in the Pinellas County School System. Loves adventure, especially hiking and cliff diving.