• Born November 1974 in Catania, Sicily
• First-generation law enforcement officer
• Two grown daughters, two grown sons, one grandchild
• Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Keiser University (2015); member of the National Criminal Justice Honor Society.
• Captain, Volusia Sheriff’s Office (March 2005 – Current); worked in patrol, training, bomb squad and narcotics.
• Deputy, Broward Sheriff’s Office (January 1996 – February 2005); worked in patrol, special enforcement team (crime suppression team) and school resource deputy.
• Officer, Pompano Beach Police Department (May 1994 to December 1995); worked in patrol.
• Graduate of the 80th session of the Southern Police Institute Command Officers Development Course (2018)
• Graduate of the Police Executive Research Forum Senior Management of Police (2019)
• Graduate of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Leadership Academy (2014)
• Instructor, Volusia Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Academy