Im a graduate of the University of Illinois with a degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences with a minor in Cinema Studies. I started working in the plastics industry and then became a pattern maker at Monogram/Revel Models. I patterned 7 kits for Lunar Models in the late 80s and owned my own model shop for 5 years in the 90s. I learned AutoCAD and SolidWorks, working as a design engineer for the past 16 years. I joined the Museum of Science Fiction in 2015 providing CAD support and 3D models.