Born in Miami, Florida 1946.  Grew up mostly in UK until high school . .  on the grounds of the Wentworth Club in Surrey.  Then  Fairfield Prep – graduated 1964 – activities included Cross Country Team.

Went on to Georgetown University Graduate School of Foreign Service 1968 (Bill Clinton a classmate).  Rowed lightweight crew
US Navy Officer 1968 to 1971 – aboard USS Hammerberg DE 1015.  Homeported in Naples Italy where I met my wife Daniela.  Upon completion of active duty in fall of 1971, started work as sports editor for English language daily newspaper “The Rome Daily American”.  Returned to USA and worked for last 30 + years at Fisher International – consulting and market research firm focused on the paper industry.  I assisted in building their world-wide database, now covering some 3,560 mills on all 5 continents.  Fisher is headquartered in Norwalk CT.
My wife Daniela is a native of Milan, Italy.  We have one daughter, Deborah, who is a NAVY J.a.g. lawyer stationed in Washington DC.  Deb is married to Valerio Zanini of Rome, Italy.  We have 3 grandchildren.
Member of Norwalk River Rowing Association and St. John’s Choir.  Hobbies include rowing (long-time interest – since age 13); skiing, travel (often to Italy; languages)
Looking forward to participating in DMA and several of the activities.