Don is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point N Y with a B. S. He worked in a variety of positions at American President Lines. These positions included New York Operations Manager, Director of Operations for Southern California, General Manager in Hong Kong, General Manager Midwest Region in charge of all company activities in 11 states, Director of Operations North America, and Manager of Fleet Control in Logistics Department in charge of all fleet activity. He was also deeply involved in internal process improvement consulting activities and in the design and implementation of logistics systems. Don has been an independent consultant and an IMC USA member since 1996. Since 1996 he has consulted to supply chain participants in the areas of business process improvement, technology innovation, and security.
Don is a volunteer at 3 PGA sponsored professional golf events each year. These events bring millions of dollars to local organizations related to youth activities, social improvement, medical support and other needed support in Northern California. His roles vary from building 200 marshal volunteers into functioning teams that manage the crowd and player flow through golf courses during tournaments to acting as Volunteer Chair leading the activities of all of the volunteers at a tournament.
Don has served in a variety of positions in IMC USA. These positions include Northern California Special Events Chair, Board Member Northern California, President of the Northern California Chapter, Member of the National Committee for Professional Development, National Certification Chair, Chairman of the Certification Review Committee, and is currently a member of the IMC USA Board of Directors. Don's role on the IMC USA Board of Directors is that of Vice Presdient of Professional Learning. This role involves the leadership of IMC USA training, certification, and ethics activities.