U.S. Navy, Vietnam. Born & raised in Seattle. Has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (University of Washington) and an MBA (Georgia State University in Atlanta). Born 1943.
Spent most of his career in the computer field including 14 years with IBM. Was a Senior VP of MCBA, a software house then located in L.A. followed by a variety of jobs, usually managing IT departments in smaller companies. He went by "Chris" for 30 years. Lived in Denver for 5 years, Atlanta for 5 years, L.A. for 7 years, Chicago for 2 years and Clearwater, FL for 6 years.
He was a member of the Denver Barbarians RFC (Rugby Football Club); 1st Team Scrum Half for their 7-a-Sides team. The Barbos won the 7-a-Sides ERRFU (Eastern Rockies Rugby Football Union) Championship both years he was Scrum Half.
He is the 2018-2019 VFW District #2 Sr Vice Commander.