Birthday: March 31
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
Current Residence: Berkeley, Calif.
Education: Ph.D. Chemical Engineering from UC-Berkeley, BS in Chemical Engineering and Chemistry.
Career: Software Engineer, Counsyl Inc. (Genomics start-up that is making the human genome practically useful for life-altering decisions).
Years Involved in Multisport: Completed first triathlon in 2007 (the UC-Berkeley Bearathlon).
Describe Your Role with USA Triathlon: Representing the athletes, coaches, clubs and race directors from the Southwest to ensure the future growth of the sport and provide new opportunities to our members. Previously served as Collegiate Committee Chair, Conference Commissioner for the West Coast Collegiate Triathlon Conference and President for the UC-Berkeley Triathlon Team.
What Drove you to the Multisport Lifestyle? Numerous running and biking trails in the bay area and nice California weather made for a perfect escape from grad school and a great way to spend time with buddies on the UC-Berkeley triathlon team.
Athletic Accomplishments: Three-hour marathon (once).
Athletic Background: Lettered in speech, debate and band at Brophy High School in Phoenix.