University of Florida
- 1982 - Bachelor of Science in Zoology
- 1985 - Master of Science in Building Construction
Thesis: Solar Access Law in the State of Florida
University of South Florida
- 1998 - Certificate in Circuit Civil Mediation
- 2007 - Public Adjuster Certification, License # P107617
- 2009 - Certificate in Circuit Civil Mediation
Conference Training
- 1998 - ADR Conference
- 2000 - Certificate of Arbitration Training at ADR Conference
- 2001 - Certificate in The Resolution of Corporate Pain
- 2000 - Certificate in County Mediation
- 2001 - 2009, 2011 ADR Conferences
- 2007-2010, 2012 WIND Conferences
- 2007/2008 Umpire training
- 2010 Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Training
Committees, Boards, & Groups
Past President
National Association of Homebuilders Student Chapter
Associated General Contractors Student Chapter
Imperial Symphony Orchestra
Board Member past & present
Polk County Homebuilders Association
Florida Homebuilders Association
Historic Polk Theater - Lakeland
Habitat for Humanity - Lakeland
Faith Lutheran Church Council - Lakeland
Board Member Florida Chapter of ACR
Imperial Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors - Lakeland
Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities
Omicron Delta Kappa
Florida Blue Key
Association for Conflict Resolution
Certified Graduate Remodelers Program
Certified Homebuilder Program
Co-Author - Design/Build for Remodelers
Committees past & present
Florida Homebuilders Committee on Radon and "Deem to Comply"
Florida Homebuilders Remodelers Committee
Polk County Builders Association and Florida Homebuilders Government Affairs Committee
Building Construction Industry Advisory Committee
Ministry of Conflict Resolution & Reconciliation - Florida-Bahamas Synod ELCA
ACR Committee Member: Public Relations, Newsletter, and Website

Present Day
Construction Expert

Scope of Repair Preparations
Hurricane/Wind Loss Claims: 135
Flood: 5
Contractor Issues: 8
Land Subsidence Claims
Commercial: 5
Residential: 14
Insurance Appraisal Process Work
4 Cases
Expert Witness
18 Cases consisting of 16 Circuit Court and 2 Federal Court

Construction Consultant

- Scopes of repair, Structural Inspections, Code Research, Technical Opinions, Cost Appraisals, Bank and Insurance Reports, and Pre-purchase or Remodeling Counseling.
- 235 Cases or projects
- Inactive State Certified Residential Contractor License

Public Adjustor - License number P107617

Zoning Consultant - State and National zoning and permit processing for the communication tower industry including land use issues.

Florida-Citrus.Com, Inc. Owner - Internet Gift Fruit and specialty gifts website.

Citrus Grower - Own and manage 44-acre farm in NW Orange County. Grove is presently undergoing transition from citrus to olive production.
- Water and Soil Conservation Award winner
- Integrated Pest Management practitioner.