I grew up in the little town of Moncks Corner, South Carolina where I graduated from Berkeley High School in 1983. I received my BS in Industrial Engineering Technology in 1987 from South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, SC. While attending college I joined the United States Marine Corps Reserves. After graduation I returned to Moncks Corner and worked in the field of engineering for various companies which includes DuPont, Bayer, Quoizel Lighting, and Cummins Engine. I received his MBA from Webster University in 2010. Current employment is at Boeing Aircraft Company as a Manufacturing Engineer producing the 787 Dreamliner. I am a Life Member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Favorite adage is: "Set your goals high. Aim for the moon. If you miss, you will end up among the stars".