Founder/Owner/Manager/Operator, Elia's Meat Market, Smokehouse & Deli; Mark's Creative Tile Works; Highland, NY. Town Councilman, Town of Lloyd, NY. Deputy Building Inspector, Town of Lloyd Building Department, Highland, NY. Assistant Manager, Meat Processor, Edwards Food Warehouse, Poughkeepsie, NY; Vaccaro's Meat Market, Highland.
People's Choice Award, Hudson Valley Ribfest, 2006.