Native to R.I.
Raised in Westerly, RI. Attended WHS. Class of '74
Was a "government geek" participating in all 'model government' programs.
Elected 2 years as Student Council, 2 years as president.
Worked at and earned recognition from Steve Jobs at Apple Computer in early 80's after graduation from college at SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, Georgetown, Texas.
Worked for Ross Perot building the American Wholesale Club (later Sam's Club).
Graduated w/honors from JWU Culinary '90. Won gold medal at Boston Food Show with culinary team.
Worked in islands of caribbean as chef/restaurant manager.
Returned to US '96 and worked with Bruce Lang at Lang Naturals.
Worked with Arnold Schwartzennegger in movie True Lies as extra and continue acting avocation.
Worked at Casablancas Modelling Agency teaching 'Acting for Television' in Providence and Boston studios.
Helped build LaBore Seafood accounting for most of their sales accounts in several states.
Lifelong Republican, Newport Chairman '96-'00, member of NKGOP. Served on numerous campaigns '71-present in Westerly, Dallas, Newport, NK and St. Thomas.
Friend of Oceanography at URI.
Volunteer in NK community (I adopted several spots including the Park N Ride).
Have worked at the US Naval War College for 16 years working with International students at NCC and NSC programs-mostly Asian and former Soviet Navy officers of high rank.
Proud parent of NKHS student.
Owner of 12 y.o. beagle.