I have owned and operated a successful consulting and manufacturing practice for 33 years and have been incorporated since 1990. I own and operate a WTF affiliated martial arts school teaching traditional Tae Kwon Do where I am an instructor. I hold a position as a research consultant on the staff of a non-profit institute doing work that supports stuttering therapy and research. Prior to that I was chief engineer of an electronic manufacturer. At the age of 14 I held an advanced class Amateur Radio license and by 16 had a first class commercial radiotelephone license. I studied and performed classical ballet for 9 years.