The only child of two amazing parents, I have a Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Economics and a Master of Business Administration in Investments & Finance. After college, I worked for a large multinational corporation for more than a decade in a progression of middle management & leadership roles working is real estate, corporate development and mergers & acquisitions. Later I joined a start up private equity firm as a partner for a couple years before it closed its doors. An American by choice having been born and raised in Canada, I took the oath of citizenship in 2007. My wife Dianne and I live near New York City with our beloved, and loyal, Labrador Retriever.