* 25 years as a process engineer in the semiconductor manufacturing industry
* 9 years as a math teacher at a parochial high school. Courses: Pre-Algebra, Algebra 2, Pre-AP Algebra 2, and AP Statistics.
B.A. (Math) - The University of Texas at Austin
BSEE - The University of Texas at Austin
M.Å. (Education) - Texas State University (2008)
Vietnam Veteran. Awards include Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal, and Purple Heart