Born in Cleveland, and grew up in Lake County. Graduated from Wickliffe High School-football, wrestling, class president. One sister and one brother, both younger. Went to Washington University in St. Louis for undergraduate degree in Biology, and then also for dental school. Moved to North Canton and after working with other dentists for a short time, opened my own practice in Canton, which then moved to North Canton in 2000. In 2019, merged with Dr Brian Amison.
Married to Tirza, who worked in our office for 30 years with me. One daughter, Tiffany, who with her husband and two daughters, lives in Wadsworth. Tori, 18, is a college freshman and Erica, 15, is a sophomore at Medina Highland high school.
I am so fortunate to work in a profession that truly does help others, and with a team of dedicated professionals.