Born in Munich Germany in 1963 and moved to the USA in 1969, growing up on the New Jersey shore, went to university in Villanova, Pennsylvania and Abilene, Texas. Now resides in Los Angeles, California.
In addition to playing and designing board games (and delving into RPG's as well), has also worked as a software engineer, system analyst, and website designer. Is currently the go-to techno-geek for his group of friends when they have problems with their computers or smart phones.
Known on BoardGameGeek as PlowStr8, which is also his Twitter handle and his WordPress blog.