What is your home state? I was born in Philadelphia but moved to New Jersey after graduating from Villanova University. 
How long have you been a member of the Sumter REC? We moved to The Villages almost 14 years ago and have been a member of the Sumter REC for 12 years. 
What is your professional background? I procured Electronic Weapons Systems for the military.
Tell us about your family. My wife Ronnie (Veronica) and I currently (still growing) have 4 children, 13 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. 
What hobbies do you have? I swam in competition in grade and high school. I currently play golf and go to the gym I studied Karate for about 7 years until I hurt my shoulder. 
What is the most recent book you’ve read? The most recent book I read was Tom Clancy’s Threat Vector. 
What is the first concert you ever attended? The first concert I attended was some 50’s group in Philadelphia. I don’t remember which group because there were many.
What would you consider to be your most proud accomplishment? My proudest accomplishment was going on the Honor Flight with fellow veterans. 
What cause are you most passionate about? My favorite cause is various veterans charities. 
What is the best place you’ve ever traveled to? Best place I have traveled to is Ireland.
One fact someone would be surprised to learn about you? A fact someone would be surprised to learn about me is that during my career as a Department of Defense procurement official I signed contracts worth over a billion dollars.
Tell us your favorite quote. My favorite quote is from Ireland -“May those that love us love us; and those that don’t love us, may God turn their hearts; if He can’t turn their hearts, may He turn their ankles, so we’ll know them by their limping.”