Hometown: New Castle, Pa.; now lives in North Beaver Township, Pa.
Occupations: He is part owner and pharmacist at the Medicine Shoppe on Wilmington Road and is a full-time New Castle city firefighter.
Education: Shenango High School and the University of Pittsburgh.
Family: Wife, Susan; children, Amanda, 14, and Tyler, 9.
Last book read: "The Fountainhead" by Ayn Rand.