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 24 years.
I have played the tuba for 32 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 20 years. I taught 2nd Grade at Haines for 14 years, and 4th grade at Oakview for 5 years with 1 year of teaching 5th grade.
I earned by Bachelor's Degree from Governors State University, and my Master's Degree from the University of St. Francis.