- Technology executive with a track record of success at early stage startups
- Father of 4 young children in the Mt. Diablo district
- MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley
- BA in Political Science from UC Santa Barbara
- Mentor to at-risk Youth and volunteer for youth sports
- Endorsed by local leaders such as Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, Walnut Creek City Council members Kish Rajan and Kristina Lawson, and the Mt. Diablo Educational Association.