Born in Corpus Christy, Texas and raised
in the San Francisco Bay area.
Graduated with a BS in
Psychology from Loma Linda University and then attended Loma Linda
School of Medicine obtaining an MD degree.
certified from a residency in Family Practice from East Tennessee
State University, where served as Chief Resident.
Was Emergency Room
Director at Pennington Gap Hospital in Virginia.
Was in private
practice on the Oregon Coast for 20 years.
Served as Chairman
of Quality Assurance at the local hospital.
Currently serve as
Head Elder in the local Seventh-day Adventist
Julie and I have
been married for 30 years. We have 3 children. Our oldest
daughter is teaching English at Andrews University. Our oldest
son is currently a missionary in the Philippines teaching the
indigenous population of a remote village there. Our youngest
son is currently at Loma Linda University taking
We have been
vacationing at BBR since the late 1980ís. We purchased our
house here at Black Butte in 1991 and we have been living at the
Ranch full time since 2001.