I am a happily married father of 3 children.
I hold a 7th Degree Master Black Belt is Isshin-Ryu Karate, and I have been the Chief Instructor of the Romeoville Isshin-Ryu Karate Club for 33 years.
I have played the tuba for 30 years. I was a member of the Lincoln-Way Central Marching Knights and the Illinois State University Big Red Marching Machine.
I have been a teacher for 17 years. I taught 2nd Grade at Haines for 14 years, and 4th grade at Oakview for the past 3 years.
I earned by Bachelor's Degree from Governors State University, and my Master's Degree from the University of St. Francis.