I was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pa where I lived and worked until I moved to Dallas, TX in 1975. I started my career as an Information Technology professional in 1971 and retired in 2019. Over the years I worked in every area of Information Technology, and traveled and worked in numerous countries. I am married with a daughter and maintain an active lifestyle.
I was diagnosed with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) in 2002 and formal treatment began in 2005. I have had every test available, numerous hospitalizations, and currently take 10 different medicines daily. I feel my years of continuous treatment and dealing with doctors, hospitals and pharmacies allow me to provide unique insight to HOPA and others who are supporting or living with Chronic Illnesses.