Over thirty-five years of international business success in Asia and Europe and since 1991 active in Russian business and in Russian cultural affairs, living there six years. Founded DirectNet Telecommunications in Russia, recognized as a leading American company in Russia. Presently President and Chairman of Prioritel, LLC, a global IP based telecom enterprise centered in Moscow.
President of the Los Angeles-St. Petersburg Sister City Committee; Board member, Chamber Orchestra Kremlin, as well as an active supporter of the performing arts in Orange County, California.
Graduate of the Thunderbird School of Global Management and Colorado State University, recipient there of the William E. Morgan Alumni Achievement Award.
Featured speaker, “Reconstructing Russia,” Milken 2000 Global Conference; Fifth Annual Russian Investment Symposium, Harvard University 2001.
Author of “Walking on Ice, An American Businessman in Russia,” see http://outskirtspress.com/walkingonice, available on Amazon and other sources. Recognized photographer and lives in Corona del Mar, California.