Born in Brooklyn, NY. Began working to help the family make ends meet at age 11. Went the prestigious high school where he majored structural steel design. After graduating he began working for owners who built high rise commercial and residential buildings. Eighteen years later he was an executive vice president before retiring from the building industry. His goal was to open a restaurant in Northern Nevada so he could spend his spare time with his working cowboy friends. However he is side tracked by the gay friends he makes while learning the restaurant business.