I graduated from high school in Chicago where I was elected senior class president and lettered in baseball for three years. I received a BS degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois where I was chosen to membership in Chi Epsilon and Sigma Tau Engineering Honorary Fraternities. I completed one semester of graduate engineering studies at the U of I and later became licensed in civil and geotechnical engineering. As a geotechnical engineer, my responsibilities included writin... [more]
During my ten years of teaching ballroom dancing, I have instructed over 900 students ranging in age from 5 to 75. My classes, held twice each week, cover 15 different dances in the smooth, swing and Latin categories, including American Tango. I also choreograph dances for quinceanera performances.