My wife and I were married in 1967. Together have three children and 13 grandchildren, who all reside in New Jersey.
I am a graduate of Rutgers University with a BS in business. I also graduated from Concordia Seminary, St Louis with Master of Arts in practical theology.
I am the chairman of Lutheran Social Ministries NJ. I also served as a trustee of the New Jersey University of American Dentistry for 10 years. In addition to my ministry at Faith Lutheran Church, I still maintain a limited consulting practice for large firms.
I hold a 100 ton Masters Captains license from the US Coast Guard as a Merchant Marine Officer.
My wife and I enjoy boating, traveling, theater, and our annual trip to the California wine Country where I have any honorary position of Wine Director for Shop Wines.