Born: 1945, Andover, Mass. Central Catholic High School, Lawrence,Mass 1963
BSFS Georgetown University School of Foreign Service 1967, Colby College (intensive Spanish) 1964, University of Madrid (Spain)1965-1966 (Met wife-to-be Mary here; she too came from Georgetown University (School of Languages). U.S.Navy 1967 – 1970: Third Class Journalist: Panama Canal Zone  COMUSNAVSO/COM15 and TDY on LST 533. Canal Zone College 1969. MBA University of Chicago 1971. Married Mary Counihan 1972. Children: Kevin (made in Mexico!) and Brenda (made in Colombia!).  Three grandchildren as of 2018. All live nearby. Moved to Darien in 1993 from Mexico City. Work History: Colgate-Palmolive Company 1971 – 2012 Salesman (USA), Product Manager (USA), Product Manager (Mexico), New Products Director (Spain), Marketing Director (Venezuela), Marketing and Sales Director (Colombia), General Manager (Colombia), General Manager (Mexico), Division President (Latin America), Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Vice Chairman.

Hobbies: Sailing / cruising (Gozzard 37), black powder and other historical rifle shooting, SCUBA diving, antique maps, antique books, Spanish colonial silver coins, hiking, International travel, photography, and occasionally golf.