About Me

I grew up in the last suburb on the south side of Chicago in Crete, IL. A town where the city ends and turns into downstate cornfields.


I am a graduation of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering. My primary interest and focus was in control systems and signal processing applications. Currently I work for Amtrak keeping our Rolling Stock operational. Previously I am worked for a railroad contractor overseeing development, installation, and support of optical geometry systems. Before graduation I worked two summers as a Project Engineer with the Department of Transportation overseeing infrastructure projects on local roads and bridges.

Key Skills

  • Project management
  • Signal processing
  • Computer Aided Drafting
  • Circuit board design


Before I was an Illinois alumnus I was a huge Fighting Illini fan. During my time as a student I attended over 25 football games, 30 basketball games, 30 volleyball games and countless other sporting matches during my time on campus. As a member of the student group Illini Pride we supported the Illini both home and away traveling to Purdue, Northwestern, Wisconsin, Ohio St and Penn St. I continue to support the Fighting Illini through the good times and the many bad times. I-L-L

Beyond athletics I am extremely proud to call myself a graduate of the University of Illinois. Besides the National Top Rankings of both my program and many others in the University, I was always amazed the incredible individuals that I got the chance to meet during my time in Champaign. I credit them with inspiring me to reach higher in life and challenge me to be the best person I can be.


I am a lifelong member of the Boy Scouts of America. I joined Cub Scouts as a Wolf Scout in the second grade and haven’t looked back since. It has given me opportunities to see places and do things that most people can barely dream about. Most importantly it has made me the person I am today and continues to be the guiding light in my life. I will be forever grateful to the BSA.