Current resident of Orlando, FL
Lived in Atlanta, GA, Dallas, TX, Mountain View, CA, Huntington Beach, CA, Seneca, SC, Greenville, SC, Marblehead, MA, Orlando, FL, Altamonte Springs, FL, Longwood, FL
College Graduate: BS Marketing and Management at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA. Also attended
University of Georgia, Athens, GA., Georgia Southern
College in Statesboro, GA, and Georgia Tech in Atlanta, GA.
Served in United States Army
Employed with General Electric and General Electric start-up company Applicon, Inc. for 25 years.
During 1960′s with GE’s Aerospace Council promoted concept of a computer on every engineer’s desk. Led to development of Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing Systems by 1972.
Traveled United States from 1975 to 1993 as V.P. of Sales for (4) start-up computer aided design companies, Applicon, Inc, Racal-Redac LLC, Cadnetix Inc., and Adra Systems Inc. Marketed computer aided design systems to many major corporations in the U.S. and visited many of those companies.
Joined American Express in 1995 as Personal and Small Business Financial Advisor. American Express Financial Advisors became Ameriprise Financial.
Sold my financial planning practice in 2008 and my son Mike and I formed a start-up internet marketing company named DMN Associates, Mike continues to manage this business and serves as President.and CEO.
In 2011 I joined LegalShield to market across the country personal legal plans, identity theft plans, small business legal and consulting plans, legal plans for groups, teachers, and commercial trucking companies and drivers. Also developing and building an organization of independent business people that enjoy good income, control of their time and freedom of thought and activity.
Founder in 2005 of “Bringing Out The Best In Kids” Charitable Golf Tournament for South Seminole Optimist Club
Received (7) Presidents and CEO Recognition Awards from American Express Financial Advisors for Quality of Advice. One of several to receive Advisor of the Year Award in 1999.
Received Optimist of the Year Award and Club President Award for serving the Optimist Organization.
Received Greater Atlanta Junior Achievement Leadership Award for outstanding service.
Received Outstanding U.S. Small Businessman of the Year Award in 2004
Served (25) years with General Electric, (12) years with American Express and Ameriprise Financial, served (18) years as sales manager, director and vice president for (4) startup companies bringing computer aided design technology to market, and (4) years as entrepreneur of internet marketing companies.
Currently speaker for Seminole County School System High School students on Career Selection topics like “What Are You Going To Do With The Rest of Your Life”?