best known in the inventor space for his role as President of Inventors Network, a Minnesota based 501(c)(3) Non-Profit that is dedicated to bringing inventors together through shared resources and experiences and has now joined the UIA board and will team with similar organizations across the nation to do the same.
He is a multiple patent holder and has licensed several of his inventions into the marketplace. In addition to owning several businesses, his career has involved corporate assignments in sales, marketing, and management with Procter and Gamble and the E and J Gallo Winery which provide him a keen understanding of how and why products make it to the consumer. He has a BSBA with an emphasis in marketing from Drake University.
A dedicated volunteer, he has gratefully served in leadership roles on several non-profit boards, to include his Rotary and its Foundation and is the recipient of his Rotary Club’s Service Above Self Award. He has also led professional organizations to include being President of a National Franchise Advisory Board and President of the Merchants’ board for a top Twin Cities upscale shopping center.