I served on the Kewaunee County Board of Supervisors for 4 years, 2012 -2016 representing the 12th District. Two years of that 4 years I was the County Board Chairman.
For the past 46 years I was a senior executive in the travel industry. Most notably, Sr. VP GM of The Holiday Network, Thomas Cook, N.A. (Toronto Canada), President of Maupintour, President of Pleasant Holidays, Sr. VP Sales, Universal Studios, President, Universal Studios Vacations, Executive VP/Chief Operating Officer Funjet, Orlando.
Throughout his career, I was a leader and innovator in the travel industry creating new approaches to marketing and product distribution. USAir Vacations, Southwest Airlines FunPak Vacations, Destination Universal and related Services, are a few of the innovated products and services that I initiated.
I have served in various tourism and travel industry activities to include: United States Tour Operators, Board of Directors / Orlando Convention and Visitors Bureau, Domestic Advisory Board / Chairman Division of Tourism Florida Tourism Association / Advisory Board Tampa St. Petersburg Convention Visitors Bureau, Domestic Advisory Board / Bahamas Tourism Board / Advisory Board, Grand Old Opry / Advisory Board, Kissimmee St Cloud Convention Visitors Bureau & Domestic Advisory Board, Chairperson
Military: Captain U.S. Army Transportation Corp, Vietnam Veteran, Honorably Discharged