From: Rancho Mirage CA

District 22: Southern CA

Board committees: Bridge, Governance/Board Operations, Strategic, Tournament Task Force, and Clubs Task Force (Chair)

Bridge experience

Played in clubs and a few tournaments from 1980 to 1985 after learning in college in the early 60’s. Got back to club/tournament play in early part of 2,000s. Favorite memory-winning our district flight B GNT in a 56 final board match and winning by 1 imp.

Volunteer service

Bridge-District Board since 2011; District Treasurer since 2013; District President 2014 & 2015; along with my wife Nance and help from our local unit, created and managed the Palm Springs NLM Regional in 2015 and 2016, managed the Palm Springs Regional in 2015 and 2016. Non Bridge-volunteer pilot for LIGA, Doctors of Mercy, flying doctors, nurses, other volunteers and medical supplies into Mexican township to provide basic medical care to thousands of non insured Mexicans; WBC (Los Angeles childrens fundraising group), Vail Jazz Festival (supports youth musical achievements).

Career/professional activities

Career-founder of an office furniture dealership in Southern California; CPA; CFO for regional public company; Contract CFO, CEO for variety of companies.


BS UCLA,1965; alumni UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Hobbies and interests

Fishing, flying, golf, travel.


Nance, 4 kids, 2 grandkids.