Born a Buckeye but grew up in the Metropolitan D.C. area. Career jobs range from building nuclear power plants, working at a vendor for the Shuttle program to Wall Street. I have been with the Dell/EMC federation since July 2011 and am a plank owner in Pivotal. I am also the Chairman of the Finance Committee for U.S. Chess and a Life Benefactor Member for U.S. Chess. Other interests include martial arts instruction, traditional Medieval and Renaissance era weapons and modern archery. Currently living on Tulsa Time. Married 37 years to a Carolina TarHeel. My life quote: "I'm not smart. I've just lived a long time and paid attention."