Place of Birth: Berwick Hospital
Height and Weight: 5'9", 120 lbs.
Marital Status: Married, Two Children
Elementary School: Orange Street School, Berwick
Junior High: Berwick Middle School
High School: Columbia-Montour A.V.T.S.
Majored: Graphic Arts Communication
Grade Average: B
School Activities: Ram Page Newspaper 10, 11, 12
Special Aptitudes and Abilities:
I majored in the Graphic Arts field for 3 years at Columbia - Montour A.V.T.S., and I have accomplished skills in the following areas: Page Layout, Letterpress, Process Camera, 35mm Camera, Halftone work, PMT, Masking, Stripping, PlateMaking, Finishing, Silk screening, 1250 Press, Typesetting on the computer 1700, 7300 and MCS, and KOR Press. I was also trained at Girton Manufacturing to run a HTC Press Brake, hand press brake, 200 ton Cincinnati shear, drill presses, hand grinders, belt sanders, electric nibbler, Plasma cutter and a Hydraulic Notcher.
2012-Current: Employed by Dyco, Inc. I am a parts room personal and my daily routine consists of pulling parts for upcoming jobs and also taking care of the UPS packages when they arrive.
2002-2012: Employed by Girton Manufacturing Co. My daily job consists of working in the layout area with drill presses, hand grinders, belt sanders, nibbler, Plasma cutter and a Hydraulic Notcher.
1990-2002: Worked for the Press Enterprise, there I was experienced in front color process and Macintosh full pagination, using NewsEdit ProIque, QuarkXpress, Freehand, Pagemaker, Multi-Ad Creator, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Autokon and color for Family Circus.
1995-1997, 2005: Worked part-time for Greenwood Valley Action Track as their track photographer, shooting feature winners and action shots of go-karts and micro sprint cars.
1997-2003 - Current: Evansville Raceway as their Track Photographer, shooting action shots of Motorcycles and Four Wheelers.
1990-Current: I am also a Part-time Professional Freelance Photographer and owner of AwesomePhotos.com.
1998, 1999, 2000: I have also covered several Pro National Motocross racing events at Broome-Tioga Sports Center, which have been published in the Press Enterprise (a local newspaper), and several of those photos appeared on MXNationals.com Web site.
2007: Basketball photos published in the Williamsport Sun Gazette newspaper and also The Daily Review newspaper in Towanda.
1995-1997: I have also been published in Keystone Motor Racing News (a local racing newspaper).
2006, 2007 - Current: Motorcycle Racing Action magazine, a District 6 motocross racing magazine.
2007 - Current: Part-time photographer stringer for the The Daily & Sunday Review in Towanda, PA. and The Morning Times in Sayre, PA.
2000: I was also published in the December 2000 issue of Dirt Bike magazine under the "Crash and Burn" section.
2001: I was published in Pennsylvania Magazine, March/April 2000 issue, Jan/Feb. 2001 issue, in the wildlife essays section.