Raised in Las Vegas, Nevada USA. Married 34 years. Three children and three grandchildren. Lived and worked in Las Vegas Nevada, Provo, Utah, Matsuyama and Niihama (Ehime Prefecture), Japan, Hofu and Shimonoseki Japan (Yamaguchi Prefecture), Hiroshima, Japan, Tokyo, Japan, Koshigaya, Japan (Saitama Prefecture), London, England, Bangkok, Thailand, Columbus, OH, San Mateo, CA, Irvine, CA, Forestville, CA (Santa Rosa County), and Guam (Armpit of the Pacific). Currently residing in Tokyo (Nerima-ku) and commutes daily to work in the Shinjuku area. Bilingual in both written and spoken English and Japanese. Does not drink, smoke, gamble (other than as required in submitting construction bids), eat natto, or associate with attorneys or loose women.
BS in Civil Engineering from Brigham Young University, and MS in Architecture (Structural Design) from The University of Tokyo.