Biography

1985 to present - Marine Diesel Analysts, Inc. - Owner and President.

1987 to 1999 - Authorized Caterpillar, Lugger/Deere marine dealership - Stuart, Florida.

1975 to 1985 - Worked for South Florida Caterpillar Dealer, Kelly Tractor Company in the engine specialization shop rebuilding and dynoing  of Caterpillar engines on a daily basis. I became  supervisor in 1977. In 1979 I relocated to the Stuart area to develop and support the Caterpillar marine market.

1970 - Joined the U.S. Merchant Marines, becoming a licensed chief engineer up to 2000 horsepower (diesel). While in the Merchant Marines, I attended Miami-Dade Community College and graduated with an Associated Arts degree in engineering.

Raised in Miami, Florida by a water-oriented family. I graduated from North Miami High School in 1970 with an electrical certificate.

Memberships

American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC)

Marine Industries Association of the Treasure Coast (MIATC)

Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME)