B.S. degree in Industrial Distribution from Clarkson University- Postdam, N.Y. Spent 15 years working for an Ingersoll-Rand industrial compressor distributor in New England. Began "systems" (supply and demand side) analysis in 1991 doing contract auditing nationwide. Accepted a position as Honeywell's Senior Market Manager for compressed air systems in 1996. Was responsible for all compressed air related training of engineering staff as well as being corporate technical lead on all industrial system retrofits, software development, and distribution strategy. Holds a seat on the Editorial Board of the Compressed Air and Gas Institute.