Position: Owner, A & amp;W Restaurant, 680 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman, since 1974.
Hometown: Grew up in Howland, now of Boardman.
First job: General laborer at A & amp;W Restaurant, Warren, when he was 17.
Education: Howland High School, 1961; bachelor's degree from Youngstown State University, Dana School of Music.
Military: Served two years in U.S. Army, member of a general's music combo.
Family: Vicki, his wife of 30 years; two adult daughters.
Outside activities: Founder and past president, Boardman Orchestra Friends; plays "Saxey," the Aut Mori Grotto clown.