webbioBack in early 1968, when vinyl was the preferred musical delivery medium on the radio, I worked on the radio through the ski season in Vermont. I moved on to Ohio and the Youngstown area, followed by the Akron/Canton area, then Milwaukee. For the last 34 years I’ve made Detroit, Michigan my home. The Motor City had plenty of local, regional and national commercial work to keep us busy until shortly after 9/11 and the ripple effect that terrible event had on everyone’s economy. From the days of being “ripped off for Peter Frampton tickets” to being one of the exclusive voices for the biggest one day automotive event in the world, the Woodward Dream Cruise, I’ve been proud to be treated like family by Detroit’s radio listeners.

Since 1988 when WKBD-TV 50 in Detroit was owned by Cox Communications, they’ve relied on me for a variety of voice services from station imaging for the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Pistons and the Detroit Tigers to locally produced commercial VO’s to telephone directory info.

In 2004 I left my air-shift behind to concentrate on voice imaging and VOs from my digital home studio. It’s been an wonderful period in my career, filled with experimentation and personal development. I’m honored to have been awarded the 2006 Michigan Association of Broadcasters Merit Award for radio production and to have been entrusted with the tutoring of many prospective voice-acting students.

My wife of more than 25 years and I both do our best to keep track of the business opportunities and our son, daughter and now grandchild. We all love movies and since 2008 I’ve been in one (“Street Boss” available on netflix) and Mike has been in several including the George Clooney film “Up In The Air.” We love cooking for friends, going to the various stage performances our theater friends are involved in, and I still love playing pool. My former pool team terrorized the Detroit Adcraft PM Billiard league for more than a dozen years winning the championship 5 times. I still play in assorted pool leagues around the motorcity.