Growing up in the Chicago area I received my B. S. in Applied Plant Science from Northern Arizona University in 1976 and then my M.B.A. at the University of Arizona in 1979. I went on to work for 8 years at Georgia Power Company doing financial planning and internal management consulting. Leaving in 1987, My brother and I went on to found Glass Rite, In Albuquerque NM. Glass Rite manufactures and installs high efficiency windows throughout Northern New Mexico and Arizona . After almost 25 years, Bill took over the company and I began the next phase of my career. I now live in Bangalore India and Albuquerque New Mexico with my wife, Kim. We have three grown children and one grandchild. Personal interests are travel, mountain biking, Skiing, and whitewater canoeing.