Born in Southern Illinois
Grew up as a 'Hoosier' in Indiana
Lived in Indianapolis, Indiana until Jr. High
Attended Snider High School in Ft. Wayne, Indiana
Received a B.A. in Physics from Greenville College in Greenville, Illinois.
Got Married to Tracy Schmidt
Received an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis MO.
Received an MDP from Washington University in St. Louis MO.
Worked for IBM
Founded the Gateway/2 OS/2 Users Group in St. Louis
Formed CONNEXUS, Inc.
Father of three wonderful children
Currently Attend the Emmanuel Free Methodist Church of Alton,