I am the former President of General Recovery and former Vice President of National Accounts with Cantlon Associates, Inc. I am a strategically oriented, results-driven manager. I “touch” every account, making sure we are doing the best job possible. I have a combined total of 37 years of experience in multi-state workers’ compensation, human resources and risk management. I also have significant experience representing self-insured clients and am an expert with Longshore, Jones Act and Federal Black Lung claims. I have represented clients at over 6,000 hearings. I attended Los Angeles City College, The United States Air Force School of Applied Aerospace Science, majoring in Industrial Hazard Control and Fire Protection Engineering. I have a degree in Business Management from the Center for Degree Studies. In addition, I also hold a teaching certificate with the Ohio Department of Education in Emergency Medical Services and a license as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician. I was a senior member of the West Lafayette Village Council, chairman of the finance and utility committees.
I live in West Lafayette, Ohio with my wife, Gwen. We have four adult children who are raising their families and/or pursuing their dreams. When not working I enjoy spending time with my wife and our children and working as mayor of the village of West Lafayette, Ohio. I serve as Grand Knight for the local chapter of the Knights of Columbus. I serve on a local business and community development committee. I am a Vietnam era USAF veteran.
“No matter how you feel, get up, dress up, show up, and never ever give up.” – World War II veteran.
If you had to pick one meal to eat every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Turkey and all the fixings.
Where was your most memorable vacation?
Two-week road trip to the Grand Canyon with the family.