(Q): What made you want to become a pilot?
(A): Since early childhood, my Mother always tells me I use to run around the house with airplane models. My Father would take me to airshows and air museums.
(Q): What aircraft do you currently fly?
(A): Canadair Regional Jet 700/900
(Q): When did you start taking flying lessons?
(A): I Started taking flying lessons at the age of 13.
(Q): Where did you go to for flight training and get all of your certificates from?
(A): I completed all of my flight training, in Western Massachusetts. Completed my private, instrument raring, commercial, certified flight instructor rating all from Westfield Barnes located in Westfield, MA. Finished my multi-engine rating at Northampton Airport, Northampton, MA.
(Q): What political office have you run for?
(A): I ran for Councilman At - Large for the city of Westfield, MA, in 2015 and 2017. I credit running for office having built me the foundation of confidence and
how to work along with others. It truly was a wonderful and exhilarating experience!
(Q): Would you ever run for any political office again?
(A): I love being involved and help making a difference for our country. You don't have to be an elected official to help make a difference.
Q): What advice would you give to the younger self?
(A): Keep your head up, use your failures as education for what you are trying to
achieve in life. Try as many things you can because that's the only way you'll find out what your hidden treasures are.
(Q): Where did you grow up?
(A): I grew up in the Western Massachusetts area.
(Q): What are your hobbies?
(A): I love filming, acting, exploring new adventures and helping others achieve their dreams!
(Q): What got you into acting and making short films/comedy sketches?
(A): Growing up, I've always had an passion for watching movies. I've always thought it be really cool to be in the shoes of different characters and experience their daily life.
(Q): What's your favorite movie and why?
(A): Batman Trilogy by Christopher Nolan. Bruce Wayne's character shows, life comes with many hardships. We must never quit and continue to press through on hard times. "Why do we fall? So we can learn to pick ourselves up!"
(Q): What is your favorite sport?
(A): NFL (National Football League)
(Q): Who do you look up to as a role model?
(A): Arnold Schwarzenegger, he is an example that you are capable of doing many great things, as long as you are willing to put in the hard work and dedication.
(Q): What is success in one word for you?
(Q): How tall are you?
(Q): Why do you love putting a smile and laugh on people's face?
(A): We unfortunately live in a world where there's problems everywhere! Lots of people are not happy. Putting a smile and laugh on someone's face pulls that person out of their world of issues temporarily and makes them feel good. Personally, it's the most joyful feeling one can get seeing someone laugh or smile.