The Author

After more than three decades working in corporate
environments, I retired to write novels, something I
had been thinking about doing my whole career.  

I've published seven books since then with another
one in the works. In the beginning, I made many
mistakes trying to get established as an author,
and I hope to help others avoid the same ones by
keeping this website full of practical writing advice.

I grew up in an old Victorian home in northern
Illinois, complete with a coach house, the same
house I used as the setting for my first two books.
After living in downtown Chicago for almost 30
years, I moved back to northern Illinois, into a cozy
house on a small lake, where I continue to write
Corporate Experience

American International Group (AIG)
Regional Administrative Director

Executives' Club of Chicago
Independent Consultant

Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin
Regional Office Manager

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
Business Manager

Heitman Financial
Vice President, Records and Legal Administration

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare
Director of Administration


MBA, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management


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