• Born in New Orleans, Louisiana on September 27, 1962, the youngest of eight children.
  • Married Maria Scurria O'Dowd in 1989.
  • Moved my family to Lake Charles, Louisiana in February of 1991.
  • Four Children
  • Devout Catholic, member of St. Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church since 1991.
  • Twice visited (2009 & 2011), Boy Scouts of America's high adventure treks at Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico, trekking in excess of 100 miles and climbing to heights of 12,400 feet both times.