Originally from Chicago, IL, moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast in the 1980’s. Graduated from Pascagoula High School in 1988. Went into the Army straight out of high school and served 6 yrs. in the military. A member of Temple Lodge #98 & Tennessee Valley Consistory Lodge #160 in Huntsville, AL and Knights Templar in Birmingham, AL since 1993. Married in 2001, Owned and managed A New Beginning Care Center in 2002. Trained, coached, and mentored staff. Developed and implemented new policies and assembled highly successful and productive sales team. Spearheaded cross-functional initiative to achieve sales increase of more than 50% while working for Liberty National Life Insurance Company as a Sales Manager. Worked for Huntington Ingalls Shipyard as Production Planner/Scheduler, Westinghouse Nuclear Power Plant as Project Controls Lead Scheduler/Planner, MK Industries as CPM Scheduler and working at US Army Corp of Engineers St. Louis District and New Orleans District as Project Scheduler. Co-Founder of Calling Men Back (CMB). Reaching out to any lost man that has been hurt by others and provide a place of refuge and trust where a man can feel safe to be a man; to provide hope for all men no matter what race, or background. Strive to encourage men to become better men, while allowing them to express themselves freely, giving them a sense of purpose in life. As the President of Calling Men Back LLC, my principal goal is to be a primary engine for economic development here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and other urban cities nationwide. Our Objective is to leverage the City’s assets to drive growth, create jobs, and improve quality of life through corporate relationships and minority business.