I am a 1987 Graduate of SUNY Geneseo where I majored in Business and attended Graduate school at UMASS. I have 35 years in the coffee industry in sales, marketing, chain account executive and national sales management; I am currently a social media manager for SCA (Specialty Coffee Association).

I’m a father of two autistic children who graduated from Lemoyne College with graduate degrees in mental health issues and a husband to Jennifer who is a college professor for 32 years.

Recently I graduated from Citizens Academy; I’m also a graduate and Volunteer of the Year for David’s Refuge. Currently I am a volunteer at David’s Refuge as a Host, On Point for College and Believe in Syracuse as a Mentor, Case Manager at Red Cross Special Armed Forces, Clear Path for Veterans and Catholic Charities in various roles.