technology firms; one specializing in the creation of web-based process management tools for Fortune
100 corporations and one that specialized in building predictive modeling applications for federal
agencies. He also founded a real estate development firm that spearheaded the restoration and
redevelopment of a historic seaport community's downtown waterfront and he co-founded a state-chartered community bank, which at founding, was the fastest bank to receive a charter in the history of
Washington State. Two of his four companies he sold to publicly traded corporations. Over the years he
has served on the Board of Directors for numerous non-profit organizations including the Economic
Development Council of Jefferson County (Washington State), Centrum (Arts and Education) and the
Jefferson County Historical Society (Washington State).