Thirty-five year resident of the Brandon area and member of Nativity Catholic Church. Holds a BA in Political Science, along with a minor in History, and almost done with a Masters in Public Administration from USF. Spent three years in the very early '80s writing sports, and other stuff, for The Tampa Tribune. Served for several years as board member and president of Right to Life of Hillsborough County and also on the executive committee of the Republican Party of Hillsborough County. Was a candidate for Florida State House Dist. 56 in '04. Spent another three years writing his Brutally Frank column, mostly on politics, for the Tribune. It was carried in The Brandon News. Father of Jenna and Kathleen, and just celebrated five years of wedded bliss with the lovely Michele.