What i do
What I've Done
I love to solve problems. Whether it’s a problem with things or people, if you give me something that’s broken or dysfunctional, I’ll do everything I can to fix it.
In order to do that, I need to be able to figure things out. I guess that’s why I geek out over data, and I love education. It’s what I love about working in higher education and at Georgia State University in particular.
I am also a big fan of the arts – the “A” in STEAM. I am fascinated by science, technology, and math, and I’m an engineer by training. But music was my first love. I have been a musician since I was five, and I love composing and performing music.
In fact, when I became a cancer survivor, I wrote a musical about my experience. Through my organization that I co-founded, Center Stage Education, I use my musical to teach healthcare workers about the patient experience and clinical empathy. We hold classes for continuing education credit and are often keynote speakers at healthcare education events.
Personally, I am so fortunate to be married to an amazing woman and to be the father of three wonderful kids. My family is the most important part of my life. I also love to run. Long-distance running is my meditation – helping both my physical and mental well being – and it taught me that the key to achieving success comes one step at a time combined with a strong dedication to the finish line.
There you have it. That’s me in a nutshell. If I can be of service to you or your organization, I would love to hear from you.
It is always fulfilling to be a part of Georgia State University doing innovative things to help our students succeed. The total student engagement dashboard is a solution we created to unify data from numerous sources across the university to improve our efforts with student success.
I created a time-lapse using Gimp from photos I took with my Google Pixel 3 of Sunday’s Super Flower Blood Moon.
What a wonderful virtual session with a terrific group of over 300 oncology nurses at the Oncology Nursing Society ONS Congress last week. Anne McSweeney, LCSW and I of Center Stage Education had the privilege to present to an incredibly engaged awesome audience of the angels of healthcare!
I had the pleasure to speak with Joyce from the Max Mallory Foundation. Check out their latest podcast episode: “Three Kids, a […]